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Please Stand Here: Tasmanian Women Talk About Pandemics, Public Health and People

Woman stands in a powerful pose, wearing a superhero outfit.
Woman stands in a powerful pose, wearing a superhero outfit.

Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day with a free online panel discussion on Wed 10th March.  That week will be exactly one year since we started to hear, ‘Stand here.’ ‘Stay home’…for all our sakes’.

 

2020 shone a bright light on how we live, and the many inequities that affect women’s lives. But it also offered opportunities, moments of connection. It had the potential to be the year that changed us all.  We are delighted to invite you to our 2021 IWD Forum, where we will be hearing an extraordinary group of Tasmanian women talk about their experiences of 2020, and what they see for our future.

 

The forum will be opened by Sarah Courtney, Minister for Health and Minister for Women

Hosted by Jo Flanagan, CEO of Women’s Health Tasmania.

It will be a chance to hear stories of the pandemic, share insights and discuss the challenges facing women. Most importantly, it’s a chance for us to look forward, to be bold and make change!

Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

This Online Event will be held as Zoom Webinar.

FREE to attend.  

To book please go to:  https://www.trybooking.com/BOVCR

Our speakers:

Kim Dobromilsky is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist based at the North West Private Hospital (Burnie).

Kartanya Maynard is a Tasmanian Aboriginal woman working as an artist in nipaluna/Hobart.

Fiona Strahan is a long standing advocate for the disability rights movement, including spending the past few years as the figurehead for Disability Voices Tasmania.

Jane Pirkis is the Director of the Centre for Mental Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne.

Kym Goodes is the former CEO of TasCOSS, and is currently a member of the Premier’s Social and Economic Recovery Advisory Council.