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Coffs Harbour

International Women's Day Breakfast

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International Women's Day Breakfast
International Women's Day Breakfast

Time & Location

08 Mar 2024, 6:30 am – 9:00 am

Coffs Harbour, 62 Howard St, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450, Australia

About the Event

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The 25th COFFS COAST INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY BREAKFAST

Date:    Friday, 8th March 2024

Time:    6.30am - 8.40am (Networking time available after cessation of formalities)

Venue:  Coffs Harbour Racing Club and Function Centre, 62 Howard St, Coffs Harbour 

Food:    Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet provided by The Spare Chef Catering.   

THEME: COUNT HER IN - Accelerating gender equality through economic empowerment.

While important progress has been made, women face significant obstacles to achieving equal participation in the economy.

This International Women's Day we join with UN Women Australia as we examine pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:  MELISSA HARVIE  - CHOOSING CHANGE

"As humans, we are all on a shared journey. A personal fresh lens is possible and even a fun thing to consider".

Melissa Harvie is an experienced project, change and operations manager, businesswoman, elite athlete, team mate, mentor and coach, with a focus on performance, mental health and wellbeing.  Her corporate career involved program management, business transformation and regulatory change design and delivery for companies such as AMPCI,  AMP, Westpac, Macquarie Bank, Essential Energy and Rams Homeloans, to name a few. She has experienced first hand  the obstacles women face to achieve equal participation, in the workplace and in the sporting arena.     Melissa was born in Scotland and took her first skydive for charity at the age of 16. Since moving to Australia in 2002, she has represented Australia as a skydiver several times, and was a team member and consulting coach for the record-breaking Aussie Bigways skydiving team (2015-2022), as well as the Sport Development Manager for the Australian Parachute Federation (2021-2023).  In addition to coaching and corporate activities, Melissa volunteers as a Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter and with Rethink Wellbeing as a coach to facilitate online mental health peer support groups.   

ALSO

 * IWD COFFS COAST WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD 2024 * ZONTA AWARDS * SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY IWD SCHOLARSHIP  

BOOKING INFORMATION:

This event sells quickly each year so it is advisable to book early.

Wanting to book a small group or a table of ten? Use the seating plan to choose your seat/s or table during the booking process, and book as many single seats as you need. Note that there are allocated tables reserved for sponsors, official guests, IWD Woman of the Year finalists, and school groups. These will be clearly marked.  If you would like your own group of ten table to be easily identified on the seating plan, simply email your request to iwdcoffscoast@gmail.com

Dietary Requirements:

The hot and cold buffet will cover a variety of needs. If you have booked a table of ten, please advise the organisers of any allergies or specific food requirements that you or the guests on your table may have.

Accessibility: 

The Racing Club venue has stairs at its entry point, however there is a lift available. If you have any mobility issues please advise us in the checkout questions.

Photography:

Photographs will be taken throughout the event by Renee Rossi of Mad Love Photography. Please let Renee know if you don't want your image on any of our social media platforms.

Raffles:

We are sourcing some amazing raffle prizes for you.

Raffle proceeds will support a local charity that supports women and girls.  Save time by purchasing your raffle tickets along with your ticket to the event and your raffle tickets will be delivered to your table on the morning. Three tickets for $5. Of course, raffle tickets will also be available for purchase at the Breakfast.

CLOSING DATE FOR EARLY BIRD SALES:  8th February 2024

CLOSING DATE FOR ALL TICKET SALES:  1st March 2024

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