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Equality for Safety

Wed 4th Dec 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


$10 - $15 AUD + BF

$10 - $15 AUD + BF

Equality for Safety

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Wed 4th Dec 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Claisebrook Lotteries House Association
31/33 Moore St, Perth WA 6004, Australia

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In recognition of the United Nations international observance day for the elimination of violence against women, the UNAAWA Gender Equality Committee invites you to “Equality for Safety”.

If you’re passionate about equality and promoting a safe and sustainable community, join us for an evening of education and networking. Our panel will be sharing their insights in strategy, policy, stories of survival and recommendations for action so we can create a safe and sustainable community. 

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DATE: Wednesday 4th December 

TIME: 5:30-7:30 pm (panel discussion and networking)

VENUE: Claisebrook Lotteries House, 31-33 Moore Street, East Perth 6004

ENQUIRIES: gender-equality@unaa-wa.org.au

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Azeline Willaims - CEO and Co-Founder Kidzucate, Author

In addition to being a wife and mother, Azelene Williams (Dip. Holistic Counselling, Dip. Community Services Work, Cert. Domestic and Family Violence, Cert. Sexual Intelligence) is currently furthering her studies with a Bachelor of Social Work through ECU.

Azelene is a confident, intensely motivated as well as an experienced businesswoman and social activist. As a qualified holistic counsellor, published author, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Kidzucate, Azelene pursues her passion for social justice and women’s issues.

Originally from South Africa, Azelene has also lived in the Middle East before settling in Perth, Western Australia in 2011. Her passion to empower women all over the world was inspired by her own personal traumatic experiences which are documented in her two books INFERTILITY Road to Hell and Back (ISBN-978-0-646- 57555-1) and BROKEN Breaking the Silence (ISBN -978-0-646-94545-3).

Azelene personally experienced three and a half years of physical and emotional abuse as a teenager in her first relationship. She came out a stronger person and now teaches youth and adults about unhealthy relationships, how to identify them and how to safely break free from them. Her life's ambition as an activist in the field of domestic and family violence is to have a positive impact both on today’s and future generations.

Eleanor Ingram - Senior Policy Advisor, Diversity and Equity, Curtin University

Eleanor Ingram is diversity and inclusion specialist who is currently supporting the People and Culture Team at Curtin University.

During her career, Eleanor has worked across a range of roles responsible for the development and implementation of diversity and inclusion change initiatives. She has developed and led organisational wide strategy development, governance frameworks, and policy implementation for organisations that include WA Police and Curtin University.

She holds a Bachelor Degree in Communication, a Bachelor Degree of Arts and serves on the board of TransFolk of WA.

Robyn Nolan - President, National Council of Women

Robyn Nolan is President National Council of Women Australia (NCWA) and President of National Council of Women Western Australia (NCWWA). Robyn is a long-time member of NCWWA and a passionate advocate advancing issues affecting women and their families. Robyn is now retired, is a former CEO and Managing Director of her own training company. Robyn is involved in a number of organisations demonstrating leadership and continues to actively encourage women to take up leadership positions in their community. She has a diverse background as an educator, a researcher, in hotel management and as a CEO. 

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