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The Australian National University

NTEU bluestocking week 2017

Presenter: National Tertiary Education Union
Event date: 
5pm 14 August – 10pm 17 August 2017
Venue: n/a

Bluestocking Week is an annual week celebrating the importance and achievements of women in higher education. Bluestocking Week is an initiative of the NTEU Women’s Action Committee, chaired by National President Jeannie Rea and coordinated by the National Office in cooperation with Divisions' women’s committees/networks and local Branches.

This year the theme of Blusestocking Week is 'Worth 100%' - highlighting the gendered pay gap in Australia. This event recognises the gender pay gap with our ticket pricing - our prices are 16% less for women, reflecting the current 16% pay gap (according to WGEA).

Monday 14 August
Bluestocking Week drinks at ACU - From 5-6:30pm we'll be hosting a 'Worth 100%' panel discussing gender pay equity in nursing, education and social work. This will take place In room 307.G.02 (old room B23)
Tuesday 15 August
'Worth 100%' Panel at UC - We'll have a lunchtime panel from 12:30-1:30pm featuring NTEU National President Jeannie Rea and NTEU National Industrial Officer Susan Kenna. The panel will be in room 9C18.
Wednesday 16 August
We warmly invite all of our members to attend the SheLeads in Conversation with Celeste Liddle at the YWCA. Tickets are available here. Celeste in a National Indigenous Organiser for the NTEU. Earlier in the day Celeste will be speaking at ANU on the NTEU's policies on Sovereignty and Treaty - if you're interested in attending email Lachlan at
Thursday 17 July
Our headline act - come along to our NTEU Bluestocking Week Feminist Trivia Night

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