Events

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.

Feb
23
Fri
MWF Summer Morning Tea @ CBD
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
May
30
Wed
MWF Grants Information Evening @ Hall&Wilcox
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Invitations with an Eventbrite booking link will be sent to members in early May.

Jul
19
Thu
MWF 4th Annual Grant Awards Event @ CBRE
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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Invitations with an Eventbrite booking link will be sent to members in June.

Sep
13
Thu
MWF Members and Friends Networking Event @ The George On Collins
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Everyone is asked to pay for their own food and drink.

Nov
21
Wed
MWF 2018 End of Year Dinner @ TBA
Nov 21 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Feb
22
Fri
Summer Morning Tea @ Johnson Recruitment
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Events Chair Lauren Sadler presents Johnson Recruitment as our host. Julie Reilly will speak about her Churchill Trust Fellowship then Gillian Hund talks about a Giving Circle Conference attended in USA.

Apr
4
Thu
Conversation with Krystian Seibert @ Evans and Partners
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

‘Using Money as Medicine – Philanthropy’s Role as a Force for Social Justice’
Krystian Seibert is an advocate for philanthropy and the NFP sector. He is an Industry Fellow at the Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University and writes about the sector for newspapers and magazines. His talk will be very engaging and informative!

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