Women In Rotary – a celebration of International Women’s Day

Inspiring speakers, vigorous debate and delicious food were the order of the day as Rotary clubs across Australia and New Zealand celebrated International Women’s Day 2016. However, while women’s achievements were front and centre, clubs on both sides of the Tasman acknowledged the need for greater gender diversity in Rotary and all areas of business.

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Central Coast – International Women’s Day Expo 2016

Celebrating International Women’s Day, this will be a family friendly event celebrating the achievements of women on the Coast. It will highlight their participation in all areas of our community including local, national and international women’s issues. The event will also provide opportunities to learn about our community groups and opportunities to get involved.

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Calling Rotarians Worldwide: Is It All in the Genes?

By Deborah Swiss - Huffington Post
It's been only 26 years since a Supreme Court ruling opened the door for women's membership in Rotary International. Among the more than 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide, women account for 22% in North America and 15% internationally. Kerry Kornhauser, a Rotarian from Melbourne, Australia is certain we can do much better at gender equity in every aspect of business, including Rotary Clubs which are 83% male in Australia.

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Breathe in. Breathe out.

There’s a wonderful feeling of freedom and security in being able to breathe normally, without fear and without anguish. Sadly, three in ten Australian women have felt suffocated by physical, emotional or sexual abuse at the hands their partner. Colleen Hewett’s powerful anthem ‘Let me Breathe' has been generously donated to Violence Free Families to help raise awareness and much needed funds.

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Central Coast – International Women’s Day Expo 2015

Celebrating Women on the Coast IWD EXPO 2015 – We made it Happen! Over 2000 people attended the International Women’s Day EXPO on Saturday 7 March at Central Coast Campus of the University of Newcastle. Initiated and coordinated by Rotary Clubs on the Central Coast NSW, the EXPO brought together seven prominent local women’s groups …

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