Events

Oct
13
Thu
In Conversation with Dr. Jane Fisher @ Hall and Wilcox
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Nov
29
Tue
MWF End of Year Event – save the date @ TBA
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Feb
17
Fri
Coffee and Conversation Morning
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Mar
22
Wed
Victoria University Presentation @ Victoria University City Campus
Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
May
22
Mon
Women in Operations Leadership Summit 2017 @ Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto
May 22 @ 8:30 am – May 26 @ 4:30 pm

The 2nd Annual Women in Operations Leadership Summit will explore these barriers and the challenges facing women progressing as a leader in operations roles. With a strong focus on managing a diverse portfolio and refining an authentic leadership style, this annual event will provide aspiring, emerging and existing female leaders with the skills necessary to be a more effective leader and progress into senior operations roles.

MWF members receive an exclusive 10% Discount* with the Q3 booking code

For details of the 2nd Annual “Women in Operations” Leadership Summit 2017, click here.

May
23
Tue
MWF Grant Information Evening @ Perpetual Trustees, L35, South Tower
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

We will hear from the Grants Committee about our 2017 Grant finalists: the organisations and the programs for which they are seeking MWF’s funding.

Jul
18
Tue
MWF 2017 Annual Grant Awards
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The annual event provides members with the opportunity to hear from our 6 Grant Finalists and then vote on the organisations for the Signature and Nurturing Grant Awards.

Sep
26
Tue
MWF Welcome Morning Tea @ East Melbourne
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

This event has been organized so members can bring friends along to an informal morning tea and learn more about our giving circle by chatting with other friendly members. It will also give the Membership Committee an opportunity to meet our new and current members in a relaxed setting. Come and enjoy meeting everyone!

Oct
13
Fri
2017 Melbourne Women’s Fund Forum @ Deakin Downtown
Oct 13 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Women’s Economic Empowerment – Realities and Challenges for the Future

Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path towards gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth. This topic has overarching impact on multiple areas of disadvantage affecting women and families and this year we will be placing an economic empowerment lens on Family Violence and Homelessness.

We are delighted to announce the following expert speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and experiences.

Keynote speaker: Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs
Panel Discussion Facilitator: Lina Caneva, Editor – Pro Bono Australia News

Family Violence Panel: Sandie De Wolf AM, CEO – Berry Street; Professor Ann Taket, Deakin University; Fiona McCormack, CEO – Domestic Violence Victoria

Homelessness Panel: Jeanette Large, CEO – Women’s Property Initiative; Dr. Heather Holst, Deputy CEO and Director of Services and Housing – Launch Housing; Jennie Smith, CEO – Council to Homeless Persons

Call To Action Panel: Catherine Brown, CEO – LMCF; Mary Crooks AO, Executive Director – Victorian Women’s Trust; Trish O’Donoghue, Chief Projects Officer – Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre

Melbourne Women’s Fund is very grateful to the following supporters and sponsors of this event.

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Nov
23
Thu
MWF Members EOY Celebration Dinner @ DANSK Restaurant, Denmark House
Nov 23 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Time to gather and have some fun with members to celebrate a great year.

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