Monday 5 March 2018
I’m proud to announce the 2018 Sydney electorate Woman of the Year is Myra Demetriou, long term inner city resident who has been a key advocate for inner city low cost housing and the campaign to save the Sirius building. Myra will join me at the Minister for Women’s International Women’s Day breakfast.
International Women’s Day on Thursday 8 March honours the social, economic, cultural and political achievements women make. The annual march is on Saturday 10 March 10am Archibald Fountain Hyde Park North HERE.
SYD Urbanistas in association with UTS Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion is again celebrating International Women's Day with a fundraiser for the Robyn Kemmis Scholarship. It’s on Thursday 8 March 6.30-9pm at UTS Business School Ultimo and funds go to support an Indigenous woman to complete a three-year UTS undergraduate degree. Information HERE.
Woollahra Council is holding a free event with Salam Zreika-Drennan, the first female, hijab-wearing Muslim police officer in NSW 6-8pm at the council offices. Free, bookings essential HERE. City of Sydney events HERE.