Tuesday 24th October 2017
Canapes 6.30 pm for dinner at 7.00 pm
$85.00 per person
For more than two decades the National Foundation for Australian Women (NFAW) has set the agenda for women’s issues nationally and given weight to the collective voice of Australian women. Our annual dinner helps maintain and progress our extraordinary record of achievement.
We keep the aspirations of women alive to be handed on to new generations.
Tickets available until 23rd October 2017
Virginia Haussegger AM is a passionate women’s advocate and communication specialist. She is also an award winning television journalist, writer and commentator, whose extensive media career spans more than 25 years.
Virginia has reported from around the globe for leading current affair programs on Channel 9, the Seven Network and the ABC. For the past 15 years she has anchored the ABC’s flagship TV News in Canberra.
She is widely published, both as a former columnist with the Canberra Times, and a regular contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
In late 2016 Virginia was appointed to head a new gender equality initiative, the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation, at the University of Canberra’s Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis (IGPA), where she is an Adjunct Professor.
In 2014 she was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to the community, as an advocate for women’s rights and gender equity, and to the media.
Virginia has served on a number of boards and committees including; UN Women National Committee Australia; the Snowy Hydro SouthCare Trust, and the Australia Forum Steering Committee. She currently sits on the Board of the ACT Government’s Cultural Facilities Corporation; Women in Media Canberra; and is Patron of the Canberra Rape Crisis Centre.
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