WA Chapter IWD 2023 #EmbraceEquity

WA Chapter IWD 2023 #EmbraceEquity

IWD 2023 #Embrace Equity

Wednesday 8 March 2023
Doors open 8.30am, concluding 10.30am AWST

Fraser's Kings Park Function Centre - 60 Fraser Ave West Perth



For International Women's Day and beyond, let's all fully #EmbraceEquity. Equity isn't just a nice-to-have, it's a must-have. A focus on gender equity needs to be part of every society's DNA.
We can all truly embrace equity.
It's not just something we say. It's not just something we write about.
It's something we need to think about, know, and embrace.
It's what we believe in, unconditionally. Equity means creating a fair and equal world.

Join us for a breakfast networking event, featuring a panel discussion on the topic "Embracing Equity: Innovation for a Gender Equal Future"

Keynote Speaker

Sophie Bond - Hassell
Sophie Bond is a registered architect and Principal of Hassell, the WA Vice President of NAWIC (the National Association of Women in Construction), an enthusiastic but slow long-distance runner, and now mother to a little boy called Louis.  

Sophie has always been drawn to ambitious projects that demand a delicate balance between cultural, commercial and design objectives.  She has earned a reputation as a big-picture thinker who still has an eye for detail on projects such as the revival of the Sydney Theatre Company and its historic wharf. She has practiced in Perth, Sydney and London, working on architecture and interior architecture projects across the commercial, workplace, education and cultural sectors. She has a similar ambition for our profession and people as she does for her projects, and as a passionate advocate for gender equity in architecture firmly believes that a diverse, inclusive and flexible profession is to everyone’s benefit – individually and collectively.  She looks forward to sharing her experience in practice, lessons learned through her involvement with the NAWIC chapter council and hopes for the future of a diverse and vibrant industry that #embracesequity

Guest Panellists

Pip Mowbry - Philippa Mowbray Architecture & Interiors

Ahdha Moosa - GHD Woodhead

Kukame McPierzie - Woods Bagot


$49 per ticket | SONA Members: $39


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Q: What is included in the ticket price?
A: Price includes breakfast canapes, mimosa on arrival, and a panel discussion.

Q: How do I get to Fraser's?
A: Located just 1.5km from Perth CBD, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is readily accessible by car and public transport. There is plenty of parking on-site. Transperth bus route 935 travels from St Georges Terrace right into the heart of the Park at the Fraser Avenue Precinct, free travel from the city. The Blue Cat bus travels between Perth Busport and Kings Park, via Perth Station and Elizabeth Quay Bus Station. See the Transperth website for timetable details.

Q: Where can I find out more about this year's IWD theme #EmbraceEquity?
A: Visit https://www.internationalwomensday.com/

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