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International Women’s Day Forum #BalanceforBetter

Come and be inspired by women who have made a difference in ensuring a more gender-balanced world. Take the opportunity to listen to a women’s panel and take part in a Q&A session. Enjoy live performances and music as women tell their stories. Share the company of other women and network over morning tea and free lunch.

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. Register Online.

The International Women’s Day #BalanceforBetter Forum is supported by the City of Ryde’s Status of Women’s Advisory Committee.

Guest Speakers 

Dee-Madigan-headshot.jpg Dee Madigan

Author, speaker, political campaigner and Creative Director at Campaign Edge

Jenna-Price-headshot.jpg Jenna Price

Fairfax columnist and Senior Lecturer, Journalism Program, at University Technology Sydney


Carmen-Lee-Platt-Headshot.jpg Carmen Lee Platt

Founder of the Generous and the Grateful

Emily-Dash-headshot.jpg Emily Dash

Performer and Writer

Julie-Crane-headshot.jpg Julie Crane

President Melrose Park FC

Angela-Phippen-headshot.jpg Angela Phippen

Local Studies Librarian, City of Ryde


Sara-Saleh-Headshot.jpg Sara Saleh

An Arab-Australian poet, human rights activist and long time campaigner for refugee rights and racial justice. Follow Sara on Twitter and Instagram.

View Sara's performance on Youtube:

Gambirra-Headshot.jpg Gambirra Illume

Gambirra is a Yolgnu woman and is a freelance artist, musician, vocal coach, mentor and cultural arts educator.

View some of Gambirra's performances on Youtube:

FlyGirl-Tee-Headshot.jpg FlyGirl TEe

Flygirl Tee is an urban female DJ. She has created a fresh, fun and powerful sound using an open genre format of the latest music.

View some of FlyGirl Tee's videos on Youtube:

Date & Time

Saturday 09 March 2019 / 9.30AM - 1.30PM


Jonathan Nanlohy
Phone: 9952 8222


Free. Bookings essential

Register Online


Ryde Civic Hall, 1 Devlin Street, Ryde 2112 View Map

-33.812145, 151.104742
1 Devlin Street, Ryde New South Wales 2112

Ryde Civic Hall

1 Devlin Street, Ryde 2112

Last updated on 5 March 2019