International Women’s Day Morning Tea

Illustration of four women of different ethnicities, looking to their left.

Event details

699 Doncaster Rd
Doncaster
VIC 3108
Australia

Free
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TV and radio presenter Shelley Ware will join the Mayor, Cr Michelle Kleinert and facilitate a discussion with local women from all backgrounds and lived experiences to #BreaktheBias at this year's inclusive International Women’s Day.

This is a free event that will include a presentation, panel discussion and morning tea.

Shelley Ware, a proud Yankunyjatjara and Wirangu woman and radio and television presenter, will facilitate the event. Shelley presents on local and national AFL football news and is passionate about women in sport, Aboriginal issues, and childhood education.

There will be a lively panel discussion with women reflecting Manningham's diverse communities, including;

  • Asherly Bradac - disability advocate, Manningham Disability Advisory Committee
  • Varvara Ioannou - Food For Thought Network
  • Sally Goldner - Founding member of Transgender Victoria
  • Aunty Irene Norman - Mullum Gathering Place

This year's theme is #BreakTheBias. Together we're working toward a gender equal world that’s free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive and where difference is valued and celebrated. Together, we can forge women's equality, collectively we can all #BreakTheBias.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions there are limited tickets are available and all attendees must be double vaccinated. Please bring proof of your vaccination status to the event.

This is an inclusive and accessible event. Access supports such as Auslan or language interpreters can be requested at the time of booking.

Note: We use the term ‘women’ as *female or female-identifying people. This includes transgender people, cisgender people and others who identify themselves within the spectrum of the gender identity of woman.