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Mentors, guests and panellists from International Women's Day 2019

Women’s Breakfast Sessions

Many women attending Council's International Women's Day 2019 celebration expressed their interest in on-going networking opportunities. Woollahra Council is delighted to facilitate local women supporting and mentoring each other through a series of informal breakfast meetings.

The most recent breakfast was held on Friday 6 September and was facilitated by Robyn Katz, Feminine Leadership Facilitator from Talk Point and Vanessa Alexander, Community Building and Transformation Specialist from Transforming Talk.

Call 9391 7166 for more information.

What should every woman know?

On 9 March 2019, Woollahra Council hosted ‘What Every Women Should Know’ - a celebration for International Women's Day. The event was a speed mentoring and networking event drawing on the strengths of the community.

Woollahra Council were delighted to host such a successful event and would like to thank the panel members and mentors who joined us and took part in the day: Helen Argiris; Professor Jill Bennet; Toni Cody; The Hon. Helen Coonan; Cr Claudia Cullen; Jane Flemming OAM; Wendy Holdenson; Cr Mary-Lou Jarvis - Deputy Mayor Woollahra Council; Alexandra Joel; Dr Ginni Mansberg; Elizabeth Meryment; Cr Megan McEwin; Lulu Pinkus; Cr Harriet Price; Cr Lucinda Regan; Jessica Rowe; Dr Gene Sherman AM; Cr Susan Wynne; and Claire Vernon.

Approximately 120 community members attended the panel discussion and over 80 speed mentoring sessions were provided.

Feedback from attendees has been overwhelmingly positive.

Upcoming events

  • International Women's Day 2020

    Celebrate International Women’s Day and expand your networks with other women living and working in Woollahra. Let’s celebrate our achievements and future opportunities together!

    Friday 6 March 2020, 6:00pm-8:00pm ()

    Woollahra Municipal Council, 536 New South Head Road, Double Bay


For more information, please contact:

Community Development
Telephone: 9391 7166
Email: community@woollahra.nsw.gov.au