International Women's Day

Every day extraordinary women are working to make our world a better place.

In recognition of International Women’s Day, ACU invites you to celebrate women who make a difference at events across our campuses. Hear from influential and engaging speakers, and network with staff and alumni.

Join us on 8 March in Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney.

Register to attend your local event on 8 March

Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Reception from 5:30pm – 7pm

Catherine of Siena Centre, Education Centre, Ballarat
Australian Catholic University

Hosts


Professor Karen Francis

Professor Karen Francis
Professor of Nursing

Associate Professor Gloria Stillman

Associate Professor Gloria Stillman
Associate Professor, Maths Education, School of Education

Speakers


Audrey Brown

Audrey Brown
Director of Catholic Education for the Diocese of Ballarat

Emma Larsen

Emma Larsen
Director & Educational Leader, Avenel Kindergarten

Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Reception from 5:30pm – 7pm

Leadership Centre
Level 3, 229 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane
Australian Catholic University

Hosts


Professor Geraldine Castleton

Professor Geraldine Castleton
Deputy Dean of Education and Arts

Professor Susan Dann
National Head of School of Business

Speakers


Jean Madden

Jean Madden
Founder and Director: Street Swags

Tamara Nowitzki

Tamara Nowitzki
Paralympian (Swimming) and author of No Ordinary Girl

Bronwyn Sheehan

Bronwyn Sheehan
Founder and Director of The Pyjama Foundation and Queensland Australian of the Year 2009

Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Reception from 5:30pm – 7pm

Bay Window, National Museum of Australia, Canberra

Hosts


Professor Morag McArthur

Professor Morag McArthur
Director, Institute of Child Protection Studies

Helena Zobec

Helena Zobec
Campus Library Manager

Speakers


Fiona Godfrey

Fiona Godfrey
Principal of Radford College

Dr Sarah Miller

Dr Sarah Miller
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist and ACU Alumni Award Winner 2015: Community Engagement

Donella Johnston

Donella Johnston
Director, The Office for the Participation of Women

Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Breakfast from 7am – 9am

The Pavilion Fitzroy Gardens
230-298 Wellington Parade, Melbourne

Hosts


Professor Rocque Reynolds

Professor Rocque Reynolds
Dean, Thomas More Law School

Professor Michelle Campbell

Professor Michelle Campbell
Executive Dean of Health Sciences

Speakers


Penny Daly

Penny Daly
Founder and President: The Welcome Group
ACU Alumni Award Winner: Community Leadership

Jessica Hansson

Jessica Hansson
ACU Alumni Award Winner 2015:
Young Alumni Award

Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Breakfast from 7am – 9am

Tenison Woods House
Level 22, 8- 20 Napier Street, North Sydney
Australian Catholic University

Hosts


Anne Cummins

Professor Anne Cummins
Deputy Vice-Chancellor
(Students, Learning and Teaching)

Marea Nicholson

Professor Marea Nicholson
Associate Vice-Chancellor
(NSW/ACT)

Speakers


Gemma Rygate

Gemma Rygate
Chief Executive Officer
The Centre for Volunteering

Melina Marchetta

Melina Marchetta
Writer, Looking for Alibrandi

Pippa Hallas

Pippa Hallas
Chief Executive Officer, Ella Baché

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