Victoria University, City Flinders Cmapus, Level 12, 300 Flinders St, Melbourne
WAVE, in partnership with Manufacturing Skills Australia, presents the WAVE National Conference 2015 - Leaders, teachers, learners, leavers: Women in the Australian VET market
The event will feture a host of speakers including: Miriam Silva, Erica Smith,Susan Hopgood, Minister Richardson (Vic), Kira Clarke, Sally Thomson,Ruth Schubert, Joy Taylor, Fiona Lowery, Sam Sheppard, Elaine Butler and Jane Newton.
To celebrate 40 years of supporting women and their accompanying children escaping domestic and family violence in the ACT, and as part of International Women’s Day (Sunday, March 8) celebrations, the event will feature stories of former clients, performances, and will include the launch of a book on Beryl’s history.
Guests will have an opportunity to purchase the book for a donation towards Beryl Women Inc.’s children’s program. We are pleased to announce that the book will be launched jointly by ACT Minister for Women the Hon Yvette Berry MLA and the Hon Jenny Macklin MP. Canapés and refreshments will be provided. All are welcome.
The webinar is part of an ongoing project between Oxfam Australia Trading and the Oxfam office in South Africa, which is helping to build the capacity of our Producers in South Africa and creating stronger connections between the Australian public and the work we do in South Africa.
Oxfam’s "Celebrating women's economic ownership through creativity and craft" webinar is bringing together artisans from South Africa and Australia along with the Australian general public to share ideas and celebrate women's successes.
With guest speakers from Oxfam Australia, Oxfam in South Africa, an Australian artisan and various South African artisans the webinar will examine how fair and ethical trade has helped improve the lives of women around the world.
You can attend the event by joining online, or by attending one of the events that Oxfam will be hosting across locations in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney and Perth. The events will feature products, photographs of our producer groups and refreshments.
RSVPs are essential - please see the attached invitation to view more details and to RSVP.
The Award Ceremony is to be hosted by the Hon Catherine Cusack MLC who will present the awards to all finalists and winners.
The event will also include an E-book Launch of Pathways to Gender Equality - The role of Merit and Quotas by Senator Claire Moore. More information about this E- book is available at the Leadership for Women website.
To register for this free public event, please go to the Eventbrite event page.
The event is also being videotaped so that it can be accessed via You Tube.
Are you interested in women's peacebuilding and disarmament? Join the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom as we discuss the principles of sustainable peacebuilding, explore the root causes of conflict and celebrate the achievements of four Australian women who are committed to peacebuilding, human rights, disarmamenet and social and economic justice.
The Peacewomen Awards will take place on Thursday 28 May from 5:30pm-9pm. The conference will take place on Friday 29 May from 9am to 6:30pm.
Involving men and boys in the push for gender equality and women’s empowerment has recently gained traction globally. This workshop is an opportunity to engage in a critical discussion around some of the challenges and constraints of working with men and boys within a feminist framework. As an interactive workshop participants will not only hear from an expert panel but they will also have the opportunity to ask questions and engage with panelists in an open dialogue.
Opening Address: Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, Australian Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Women
Elizabeth Broderick:Australian Sex Discrimination Commissioner
Kathryn M. Relang:Executive Director, Women United Together Marshall Islands (WUTMI)
Dr Diana Anders:Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
Ofa-ki-Levuka Guttenbeil Likiliki: Director, Women and Children Crisis Centre, Tonga
Dr Chris J. Cuomo: Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, University of Georgia