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Mentor breakfast with Ms Linda Burney MP

Women Lawyers Association of the ACT; Linda Burney
20 October 2017 - 7:30am

WLA ACT is pleased to invite you to their October Mentor Breakfast with guest speaker Ms Linda Burney MP.

The SDGs & gender equality: from global to the Pacific

Yannick Glemarec, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme, UN Women; Miwa Kato, Regional Representative, UN Women Asia and the Pacific; and Aleta Miller, Representative, UN Women
10 October 2017 - 5:30pm

In a free Canberra public lecture, Virginia Haussegger, Director of the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, will facilitate a conversation with UN Women leaders about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and progress underway towards achieving SDG 5 – gender equality and women’s empowerment – by 2030.

Writing life, writing self

Feminist Writers Festival
8 October 2017 - 2:00pm

In this intensive workshop, author and editor Jessica Friedmann shares practical tips and personal advice about life-writing, memoir, and what it means to tell your own story. Draw on your personal experiences to create a well-honed narrative; discuss the personal and political act of writing while female; and explore the practicalities of finessing, editing and pitching personal writing.

New sexes in the city?: current gender challenges and possibilities

Professor Peter Hopkins, Newcastle University; Jacob Thomas, Queen’s Young Leader and Human Rights Advocate; Dr Brady Robards, Monash University; Dr Andrea Waling, La Trobe University; Dr Kirsten McLean, Monash University
5 October 2017 - 12:00pm

This event brings together national and international experts on contemporary gender fluidities. Each panelist will contribute their own insights to changing experiences of gender, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q & A.

Housing fora for women

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters
19 September 2017 - 6:30pm

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters are holding fora for women who would like to share their thoughts and concerns about housing in the ACT.

Benjamin Law in conversation with Mary Lou Rasmussen

Benjamin Law; Mary Lou Rasmussen, ANU
19 September 2017 - 6:30pm

Benjamin Law and Mary Lou Rasmussen will be in conversation on Benjamin's new Quarterly Essay, Sexuality, Schools and the Media , which asks "Are Australian schools safe?" And if they're not, what happens when kids are caught in a bleak collision between ill-equipped school staff and a confected media scandal? Don't miss this ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event!

Women, peace and security Canberra roundtable 2

The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women Peace and Security
12 September 2017 - 5:30pm

What does peace mean to you? What does security mean? What should Australia be doing differently to build peace and security in Australia and our region?

ANTIDOTE live satellite stream at Canberra Theatre Centre

Tamika D. Mallory
3 September 2017 - 12:30pm

ANTIDOTE is a festival of ideas, art, and action that will be held at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday 3 September 2017. FREE live stream from Sydney Opera House, screened in the Link Bar, Canberra Theatre Centre.

Women, peace and security Canberra roundtable 1

The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women Peace and Security
2 September 2017 - 9:30am

What does peace mean to you? What does security mean? What should Australia be doing differently to build peace and security in Australia and our region?

Women's insecure work forum

Women's Centre for Health Matters
31 August 2017 - 12:00pm

Are you a casual or contract worker? Do you not get as many hours as you would like? Are you finding it difficult to find full time or permanent work?

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