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Final speaker for 7 June event

Sara Rhodes-Ward is our final panel member for the discussion on Social Commentary – the good, the bad and the ugly.

Sara is General Manager Community Services at Latrobe City Council, and will offer an interesting perspective on how they balance council and community views in social commentary to represent the wider community.

Tickets are still available for the event. Meet the other panel members, read all the details and register online.

New speaker announced for 7 June event

Introducing Athena Iliades, panel member for our June event discussion on Social Commentary – the good, the bad and the ugly. Athena is the Manager – People & Performance at DFP Recruitment, and has been instrumental in the development, implementation and continued enhancement of DFP’s social responsibility program that encompasses initiatives such as DFP Impact,…

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Meet Mindy Leow from B Lab

Our June event will be an interesting discussion on a topic that effects us all whether we are aware of it or not:  Social Commentary – the good, the bad and the ugly. One of our panel members for the discussion is Mindy Leow. Mindy is the Community Builder at B Lab Australia & New…

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Meet our MC – Gerard Callinan

Gerard will lead the discussion at our upcoming June 7 event ‘ Social Commentary – the good, the bad and the ugly’. A Gippslander for the last 18 years Gerard was previously manager of ABC Radio in Sale before working in communications with Gippsland Water. He now works independently as a communications consultant as well…

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Why is gender a point of discussion?

As a lead in to our June event on Social Commentary and in response to recent news, we can’t help ask the question:   Why is the gender of former AMP Chairperson an issue for discussion?   Without question, AMP’s practices are shocking, difficult to comprehend and appear engrained across many years, and many Chairperson…

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LWiB September event with Jamila Rizvi

We are excited to confirm we have author, presenter and speaker Jamila Rizvi as our keynote speaker in September 2018. Jamila writes a twice-weekly column for News Limited about politics, gender and parenting. She is an accomplished presenter and commentator, appearing regularly on The Project, Today, The Drum and Q and A. Her best-selling book…

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Save the date – 2018 event dates

Latrobe Women in Business are excited to bring you some great events and networking opportunities in 2018. Mark these dates in your calendar, speaker and event details will be released soon. Thursday 22 February – twilight event at Narkoojee Winery, Glengarry Thursday 7 June – lunch event at the Premiere Function Centre, Traralgon Thursday 20…

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February networking event for 2018

Small beginnings build inspiration ideas The first Latrobe Women in Business event for 2018 offered inspirational, sustainable business success stories. Chris Clarke, from Swale Developments and Sallie Jones, from Gippsland Jersey, both shared their business stories and inspired us all to consider what was possible. Narkoojee Winery at Glengarry looked after us with delicious food…

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Christmas party celebrates 2017

LWIB finished 2017 with a Christmas party at the Wine Down bar in Traralgon. It was a lovely warm summer evening with lots of catching up, nibbles and great live music from local duo ‘Ad Libb’. Visit the gallery to take a look at some photos from the night. Merry Christmas to all our members,…

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Financial Security for Women workshop

Registrations are now open for the Financial Security for Women workshops being run in conjunction with Latrobe City Council, the Small Business Mentoring Service and Latrobe Women In Business. The program  includes two workshops, a business mentoring session, a financial planning session and mentoring review as follow up. A great opportunity, and the workshop is…

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