Event Information

It’s wise. It’s urgent, It’s critical to our collective evolution towards a just and equitable future.

The GLI Summit is a full day in-person program. This ground-breaking event experience is followed by ImpactConnect online on Wednesday 2 June by – where funds and enterprises pitch to qualified, sophisticated gender lens investors.

The GLI Summit is a transforming experience. With recent developments and escalating urgency around gender issues in Australia and globally, we have moved swiftly and are proud to convene the first gender lens investment gathering in Sydney, proudly supported by DFAT’s Investing In Women and Inspire Impact.

We know now is the time to exponentially shift capital for good by investing in women, and through a gender lens. The power of this convening has the potential to realise meaningful catalytic change in the financial markets and for women and girls in the region.

With an estimated billions of dollars of gender smart assets under management globally this Gender Lens Investment Summit is the region’s epicentre of wisdom, courage and action, and the forum to explore both the fundamentals of gender lens investing, and the vision and pathways for the future.

Summit Venue

Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf

The 2021 Gender Lens Investment Summit was held at Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf.

Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf is a unique heritage venue situated on a restored finger wharf on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour’s Pyrmont. The setting offers an event experience on the best harbour in the world with outstanding views of the Harbour Bridge, city skyline and Darling Harbour all within easy walking distance of the CBD and all the attractions that Sydney city has to offer.

Jones Bay Wharf
Level 4
26-32 Pirrama Road,
Pyrmont 2009

Travel – Getting there

Whether you are travelling by car or other transport, Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf is conveniently located in Sydney city fringe, close to multiple parking and alternative transport options.

Parking is available directly across the road from the venue at The Star or in the Jones Bay Wharf Car Park. You may enter the venue from the Promenade or via street entry (Trouton Place). The venue may be accessed by boat, water taxi, ferry, light rail, bus or private transport.

For all details and directions on how to get there, please click here.



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With safety front-of-mind, delegates, speakers, staff and contractors can rest assured the GLI Summit will be a COVID-safe event, under the COVIDSafe Framework.

At Doltone House, the safety of clients, guests, suppliers, employees and their families is always a top priority. The venue operates in a controlled and responsible way to ensure the safety of everyone, with changes implemented in accordance with the advice from the NSW Health Department, State and Federal Governments. For more information, click here.