Wed 6 March
7.30 am for a 7.45 am to 9 am start
Join The Women’s Club for a special International Women’s Day celebration. We are thrilled to host Ambassador for Gender Equality, Stephanie Copus Campbell AM, as our keynote speaker.
Discover groundbreaking insights with the unveiling of the Portrait V Research by the Sydney Women’s Fund. Under the leadership of renowned researchers Dr Rebecca Huntley and Kate Whelan, this study provides a vital look into the challenges faced by women in Sydney.
Our event is more than a gathering; it’s a platform for change. Following the keynote and research presentation, engage in meaningful discussions to identify and address the key barriers to gender equity in our city.
This is an opportunity to connect with other motivated individuals, exchange ideas, and collectively challenge gender bias and inequality. We encourage an intergenerational dialogue, so please bring along your network – friends, colleagues, and family members of all generations – to partake in this important conversation.
About Stephanie Copus Campbell AM
Stephanie Copus Campbell AM has extensive experience working across the public, private, philanthropic and community sectors in Australia and the Indo Pacific. She has served as head of Australia’s bilateral aid programs with Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Tuvalu and head of Australia’s Pacific Regional programs. Stephanie has worked in senior executive roles with CARE Australia and the Oil Search Foundation.
From 2018 to 2023, Stephanie was appointed by the Government of PNG as Chair of the Southern Highlands Provincial Health Authority Board, with responsibility for governing all health service delivery in one of PNG’s most populated provinces. She is also the founding Director on the Femili PNG Board (providing services to survivors of family and sexual violence) and actively involved in a not for profit, social impact coffee business that supports female coffee growers in PNG with all profits funding domestic violence services in PNG.
Stephanie holds a Master of Philosophy from Cambridge University in international relations and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California in political science, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.
About Dr Rebecca Huntley
Dr Rebecca Huntley is one of Australia's foremost researchers on social trends. She holds degrees in law and film studies and a PhD in Gender Studies. She has lead research at Essential Media and Vox Populi and was a director at Ipsos Australia. For a number of years, she ran her own research and consultancy firm working closely with climate and environment NGOs, government and business on climate change strategy and communication. She is now Director of Research at the agency 89DegreesEast.
She is the author of numerous books including How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way that Makes a Difference (Murdoch books, 2020). Rebecca was a broadcaster with the ABC’s RN and presented The History Listen and Drive on a Friday. She writes regularly for The Monthly, Australian Traveller Magazine, The Guardian, and the SMH.
She is the Chair of the Advisory Board of Australian Parents for Climate Action. She is a member of the Advisory Group for the Climate Solutions Centre at the Australian Museum and the Sydney Environment Institute. She has held board positions on the board of The Bell Shakespeare Company, The Whitlam Institute and The Dusseldorp Forum.
She was an adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Social Sciences at The University of New South Wales. She is a registered Commonwealth marriage celebrant. She is the mother of three girls and lives in Sydney.
Non Members $75 | Sydney Women’s Fund Friends $65 | Non Member Table of 6+ $420
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