Break the ceiling touch the sky® – the success and leadership summit for women® is one of the world’s  most admired “women in leadership” forums, with the World Edition anchored in Singapore and  powerful local editions set up in Australia/New Zealand, the UAE, India and the USA.  Inspired by the love of a son (former P&G and Walmart executive Anthony A. Rose) for his mother,  Break the ceiling touch the sky® has evolved since 2015 as a key accelerator of global gender diversity in the workplace, enabling women leaders (and male champions for diversity) to learn, network and achieve via the sharing of best practices on success, diversity and leadership. The summit continues to expand globally, lead by over 250 global C suite speakers, based on insights from over 9000 leaders and fuelled by gold-standard content from the worlds best Companies. Several thousand women leaders and male leaders have benefited  from 30 Countries. 


The 2019 USA Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® offers participants a unique opportunity to learn best practices for gender diversity and inclusion, success and leadership from some of the greatest leaders in business today. Leaders with wide US and international experience who understand the context of a constantly changing, dynamic world and are leading the USA’s charge as the leader of international business. The 2019 USA  Edition, taking place in New York on Feb 4, 2019  is a perfect opportunity for women leaders in the USA (as well as male leaders who value gender diversity)  to learn, network and achieve at an international forum, which attracts participation from across industries.  The 2019 USA Edition focuses heavily on enabling women leaders with the future skills, best practices, tools and technologies to deliver higher ROI on their business, enhance their social impact and truly get themselves and their teams/ organisations to the next level of success.


This conference is designed for Senior Managers, Directors, and VPs across functions from across the USA. While content is customized for women leaders, men who support gender diversity will gain extremely valuable insights into working with/ for women and winning with the female consumer.  Delegates include middle and senior representatives across functions, aspiring General Managers/CEOs, and entrepreneurs as well. Any woman leader (or man who supports diversity) who wants to learn from the world’s best leaders and Companies, should be at this summit. This summit brings to bear the vast international experiences it has garnered through editions across the world.  It is a forum that deeply engages men in the journey of women being successful and involves only the most  success and professional  leaders.  Agenda for the 2019 USA Edition has been customised heavily to meet the USA’s unique needs. The  2019 USA Edition is  limited to a max of 300 leadership talent participants.

Break The Ceiling Touch the Sky®- ANZ Edition 2019
The success and Leadership Summit for Women
March 4/5, 2019, Sydney, Australia
"The 2018 Australia Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky was awesome! It was so inspiring to hear the stories of the successful women. They’re just like me! I can do it, just watch me!"

Lisa McDonald, Regional Sales Manager Spine VIC, TAS, SA, WA, Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd
(Feedback on the 2018 ANZ edition in Sydney, Australia, March 03, 2018).

Some of our confirmed speakers

Vivek Gupta
Managing Director

Belinda Tumbers
Managing Director
Kellogg Australia/New Zealand

Sweta Mehra
Chief Marketing Officer

Alain Moffroid
Managing Director, Pacific
Rentokil Initial

Patricia Forsythe
Executive Director
Sydney Business Chamber

Danny Celoni
Chief Executive Officer
PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand

Kurt Hegvold
Managing Director GM ANZ
SC Johnson

Max Amen
General Manager – Australia, New Zealand

Penny Burtt

more speakers to come….