As International Women's Day peeks its head around the corner and the official, UNWomen-approved hashtag #BeBoldforChange starts trending, OWP would like to share our activities for International Women's Day 2017!
Brisbane, Australia - International Women's Day High Tea
On Sunday March 5th, the One Woman Project is hosting our 2017 International Women's Day High Tea. Featuring a panel discussion with some incredible speakers and the awarding of our inaugural Advocate of the Year Awards, the High Tea will be a fantastic way to celebrate International Women's Day and the women who are working their way towards a more equal future.
In 2017, we are focusing upon 'Celebrating Women', and our guest speakers, experts in their fields, will discuss ways we can achieve a more equal world and the work they are already doing to achieve it.
This year, our guest speakers include;
- Bianca Goebel, CEO of Youth without Borders
- Sally Dodds, the Queensland Convenor of Mums4Refugees
- Ayesha Tauseef, founder of UQ Muslimah
- Kate Marchesi, founder of Young Queenslanders for the Right to Choose
The panel will be moderated by One Woman Project team member and facilitator Isabelle Bowen-Rotsaert.
Find out more here.
Brisbane, Australia + Logan, Australia + Gympie, Australia - Women's Leadership Series
As part of the Queensland Government's Queensland Women's Week, the One Woman Project is hosting a Women's Leadership Series.
his Series consists of three, free events across Queensland - in Brisbane, Gympie and Logan. Each event will consist of a 1.5 hour workshop hosted by the One Woman Project on the barriers facing women entering leadership positions, a catered light lunch and a 1.5 hour panel discussion featuring key women leaders in that particular community.
This free Series is funded by the Government of Queensland and supported by YWCA Queensland.
Find out more here.
Arusha, Tanzania - International Women's Day with OWP and Sidai Massai Women's Organisation
This event will be held on the 11th of March (Saturday) and start at 9am and finish at midday. There will be guest speakers from the Arusha Community, networking and chai.
We welcome people of any gender and background to come and celebrate with us. Please RSVP to this email with how many people will be attending from your organisation so that we are able to prepare accordingly. We expect your RSVP by the 8th of March.
More information can be gathered by emailing Hannah Kelly here.
Enjoy your International Women's Day and we hope to see you at our celebrations!