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The unfinished business of leadership, then and now

Source: UN Women Australia, Janelle Weissman, 28 Jan 2021. In September 2020, the United Nations and member states, activists and civil society marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the adoption of...
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Congratulations Sam Mostyn AO!

The Age article, 26 Jan 2021
On Australia Day 2021 Sam Mostyn was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for her services to business and sustainability, to the community and to women. #Honours2021
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Ecstra launches $2 million grant round to help strengthen economic security of women

Applications for $2 million Women’s Economic Security Project Grant are open. If you are a charity or social enterprise building financial wellbeing, inclusive employment opportunities and financial capability for women please apply. Closes 12 Feb 2021.
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Silver linings & Season's Greetings

Reflections, plans and opportunities for Genderosity - AIIW, 18 December 2020
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How COVID-19 further disadvantaged women in STEM

Source: Women’s Agenda, Jessie Tu, 14 Dec 2020 The pandemic has affected all Australians this year, across all industries. But one of the hardest hit may have been the STEM...
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‘Let 2020 be a turning point’: June Oscar AO releases landmark report on First Nations women and girls

Source: Women’s Agenda – 10 December, 2020 2020 must be a turning point, says June Oscar AO, Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, on delivering a landmark...
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Highlights of the past decade

At our recent 2020 Gender-wise Event we fondly farewelled the Australian Women Donors Network and introduced Australians Investing in Women. Our warm thanks to Philanthropy Australia Co-Chair, Amanda Miller, a...
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Introducing Australians Investing in Women

We've had an evolution! - AIIW, 26 November 2020

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UN Women Australia

International Women's Day 2021 #womenlead

5 March
Location: Live events in multiple cities and online
International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world on the 8th of March. Since 1990, UN Women Australia has hosted the pre-eminent IWD events around the country representing the United Nations Gender Equality agency.

In 2021, UN Women Australia is hosting five live events on Friday 5 March in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth. New this year, the events will also be live streamed to a virtual platform. You can watch these live, or for a limited period afterwards, from anywhere across Australia.

Women bear the brunt of problems ranging from poverty to climate change, but they also possess assets and talents to solve them.

UN Women Australia will be celebrating IWD with the global theme, “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” At the IWD events you will hear incredible stories from women who inspire, lead and are committed to making a difference every day.

Tickets are limited, so be sure to book early before they sell out.
UN Women Australia

International Women's Day 2021 #womenlead

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated around the world on the 8th of March. Since 1990, UN Women Australia has hosted the pre-eminent IWD events around the country representing the United Nations Gender Equality agency.

In 2021, UN Women Australia is hosting five live events on Friday 5 March in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth. New this year, the events will also be live streamed to a virtual platform. You can watch these live, or for a limited period afterwards, from anywhere across Australia.

Women bear the brunt of problems ranging from poverty to climate change, but they also possess assets and talents to solve them.

UN Women Australia will be celebrating IWD with the global theme, “Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.” At the IWD events you will hear incredible stories from women who inspire, lead and are committed to making a difference every day.

Tickets are limited, so be sure to book early before they sell out.
5 March
Location: Live events in multiple cities and online
NEXUS Australia

NEXUS 2021 Australia Summit

The NEXUS 2021 Australia Summit will be hosted online on March 2-4, convening 150 young leaders in philanthropy, impact investment and social change.

We are a proud Community Partner of NEXUS Australia, and we encourage next generation (under 40) emerging philanthropists and next gen family members to apply for this prestigious Summit, and join the NEXUS community.

The agenda will feature inspiring keynotes, networking, stimulating interviews and action-oriented workshops to reimagine bigger and bolder systems change and embark on a powerful journey to build a better tomorrow. Gender and equity lens are applied to all sessions.

Now more than ever, it is so important that we find ways to come together to shape a better world, to be intentional about the impact on women and girls. What can we do today to build a better tomorrow?

Registrations are by invitation only. Apply at https://www.nexusaustralia.org.au/
2-4 March
Location: Online
Philanthropy Australia

National Conference 2021

These are uncertain times. The world and our global society are changing dramatically and standing still is simply not an option. We don’t yet know what lies ahead, but we do know that the future is our judge. Join us next April and May as we come together online for the Philanthropy Australia National Conference 2021 to explore: what does the future need from us, now?  
21-22 April - Sessions | 5-6 May - Workshops
Location: Online
UN Women Australia

International Women's Day 2021 #womenlead

5 March
Location: Live events in multiple cities and online
NEXUS Australia

NEXUS 2021 Australia Summit

2-4 March
Location: Online
Philanthropy Australia

National Conference 2021

21-22 April - Sessions | 5-6 May - Workshops
Location: Online

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