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Featured VWT Events

Kickass Women: Slaying in the Tech World

Tuesday 18 September | 6-8pm 
One Roof Melbourne, 81 City Road, Southbank
**free event**

General Assembly are hosting a kickass event at One Roof Melbourne. You’ll hear from female leaders in the tech and business industry as they share their learnings, failings and secrets of success.

Event panelists include Sheree Rubinstein, the CEO of One Roof Women and Board Director at the VWT; Anna O’Dea, the Managing Director of Agency Iceberg and Founder of #LeadingLadies; Sarah Last, the Co-Founder of MimicTec and Hima Tk, the Founder of InquiBox.

This event will be moderated by Maria Chetcuti, Project Manager at the Victorian Women’s Trust.


Clementine Ford on Boys Will Be Boys

Tuesday 25 Sept | 6:30pm
Melbourne Athenaeum, 188 Collins Street, Melbourne
$50 per person ($45 concession)
**Your ticket will include a first edition signed copy of Boys Will Be Boys**

You’re invited to hear Clementine Ford speak about her newest book, Boys Will Be Boys, hosted by the Readings Foundation.

In Boys Will Be Boys, bestselling author Clementine Ford dismantles the age-old idea that entitlement, aggression and toxicity are natural realms for boys, and reveals how the patriarchy we live in is as harmful to boys and men as it is to women and girls.


Clare Wright in conversation with Sally Warhaft

Monday 1 Oct | 6:30pm
Church of All Nations, 180 Palmerston Street, Carlton
$10 per person

Along with our friends at the Readings Foundation, we are thrilled to invite you along to hear Clare Wright in conversation with Sally Warhaft.

Historian Clare Wright will be discussing her excellent new book, You Daughters of Freedom: The Australians Who Won the Vote and Inspired the World. Come along to hear Wright talk suffragettes, democracy and the history of women’s political activism with Sally Warhaft.

All funds raised from this event go towards the Victorian Women’s Trust and the Readings Foundation.

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Kerry anne walsh in conversation with mary crooks ao

Monday 15 Oct | 6:30pm 
Church of All Nations,180 Palmerston Street, Carlton
$15 per person

Join us, along with our good friends at the Readings Foundation, for an evening of political intrigue!

Hear Kerry-Anne Walsh, author of The Stalking of Julia Gillard, discuss the state of national politics and her latest book Hoodwinked: How Pauline Hanson Fooled a Nation with Mary Crooks AO, Executive Director, Victorian Women’s Trust.

All proceeds from this event support the work of the Victorian Women’s Trust and the Readings Foundation.


Club Respect – official launch

Wednesday 24 Oct | 5:30-7pm
AAMI Park, Melbourne
**free event**

Kicking goals whilst winning hearts and minds – that’s what Club Respect is all about. Club Respect is a practical digital tool kit designed for sports clubs to reduce violent and abusive behaviour.

The official launch will feature local sporting legends (speaker announcement coming soon), an exclusive preview of the new Club Respect digital platform, plus solid gold tips from the project leaders themselves. Not to be missed!

Whatever your role, no matter your sport, Club Respect will help your club become a more respectful team, so everyone can get back to enjoying the game. It’s a winning formula.

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Paper trails: fundraiser screening + Q&A

Wednesday 31 Oct | 6pm
Cinema One, ACMI, Federation SQuare
$15 general / $10 Concession

‘Come quickly, while I’m still here.’

Anne Deveson was a magnificent woman: the first female talk-back broadcaster in Australia, she was also a writer, activist, mental health advocate, and mother. After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Anne reflects on her life, memory and history as she races against time to pack her 85-year paper trail into boxes destined for the National Library of Australia.

All funds raised from this screening support the Victorian Women’s Trust, and upcoming feminist documentary, Brazen Hussies.

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