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In the News: Forging women’s pathways into politics honoured with top award

November 16th, 2021

An innovative program to advance female participation in Australian politics has been recognised with a top philanthropy award.

The Pathways to Politics Program for Women has been recognised with the Eve Mahlab AO Gender-wise Philanthropy Award for efforts to advance gender equity by equipping women with the skills, knowledge, and networks to successfully run for elected office.

The University of Melbourne jointly received the award with Program partners the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia and the Trawalla Foundation at the 2021 Australian Philanthropy Awards.

The Award was presented by Australians Investing in Women in partnership with Philanthropy Australia and showcases initiatives that strengthen society, through philanthropic investments targeting women and girls to deliver greater gender equality.

Read the full article by the University of Melbourne 

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