ACLW's announcements pertain only to not-for-profit events.
2013 WiT Award Applications Open
Women in Technology are pleased to announce Applications are now open for the 2013 WiT Awards. This is an opportunity to be acknowledged and rewarded for your achievements in the technology industry. Applying is simple, just download the Application Form, complete the details and return to us by July 31st. There is nothing to loose by applying, many applicants comment that even without being the winner, the application process itself was invaluable to their career development.
2013 WiT Board ReadinessTM Program
The WiT Board Readiness™ program aims to address these issues by building the calibre of candidates available for board selection. Participants are equipped with the skills required to achieve board positions and are provided with the opportunity to showcase their skills to some of Queensland's highest profile organisations. It is designed for women who have the skills, experience and desire to become a successful non-executive director and aims to be a supplement to the company's directors courses offered by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
The Facts on Sole Parents
The F Collective and the Women’s Electoral Lobby are holding a forum: Why pick on Sole Parents? Sexism, welfare and bad policy decisions; Thursday April 11th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm At the Wesley Centre, Level 3 220 Pitt Street Sydney. http://fcollective.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/the-government-got-it-wrong-the-facts-on-sole-parents/
White Ribbon International Conference May 13-15, Pyrmont NSW
White Ribbon Australia is celebrating the 10th anniversary of driving the largest male-led national campaign to end violence against women. In recognition of this milestone, White Ribbon Australia is proudly hosting its first international conference featuring key researchers, practitioners, policy makers and activists, from both national and international settings, to showcase research, policies and programs that work to change men’s attitudes and behaviours that perpetuate violence. The theme, Global to Local: Preventing Men’s Violence against Women – Research, Policy and Practice in One Space, focuses attention on what is a shattering issue in our society that results in devastating costs to individuals, our communities and the nation.
White Ribbon Australia is proud to announce the program outline for this inaugural conference, along with subsidised fees for those employed by and representing a not-for-profit community sector organisation, service provider, or for full-time students. See http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/globaltolocal
Constitutional Reform in Australia
Professor Megan Davis, Director of the Indigenous Law Centre, Faculty of
Law UNSW will lead a panel discussion to clarify any misleading
preconceptions on the topical debate ‘Does Constitutional reform negate
Thursday 13 September Commencing 6:30pm Utzon Room Sydney Opera House