Melbourne Women’s Fund Forum

Where: Docklands, VIC

When: Fri 13th Oct 2017, 08:45 – 15:30 (6 hours, 45 minutes)

Women's Economic Empowerment - Realities and Challenges for the Future

We are delighted to announce the following expert speakers with Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs as the Keynote speaker. Panellists include: Catherine Brown CEO, LMCF; Mary Crooks AO, Executive Director of VWT; Sandie de Wolf AM, CEO Berry Street; Prof. Ann Taket, Deakin University; Fiona McCormack CEO, Domestic Violence Victoria; Jeanette Large CEO Women's Property Initiatives; Jenny Smith CEO, Council to Homeless Persons; Dr Heather Holst Dep.CEO & Director of Services & Housing, Launch Housing; Trish O'Donoghue Chief Projects Officer, Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre. Thanks to Lina Caneva, Editor of Pro Bono for acting as our Facilitator for the panel discussions.


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