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Women in Business event to be held at West Gippsland Arts Centre on 17 June 2022

Baw Baw Shire Council will host a Women in Business event featuring Olivia White and a panel of outstanding local businesswomen for an evening full of inspiration and valuable advice to help local women meet their business goals.

By news@gippsland - 25th May 2022 - Back to News

Scheduled for Friday, 17 June from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the West Gippsland Arts Centre's Fountain Room, this event is designed to help women at all stages of their business journey to connect, support each other and build relationships with like-minded peers.

Join us for our Women in business event, with incredible speakers, great music, goodie bags and heaps more, let's connect in person!

Join us for our Women in business event, with incredible speakers, great music, goodie bags and heaps more, let's connect in person!

Commitment to gender equality

In addition to the keynote address and panel discussion, attendees will be treated to delicious food, upbeat acoustic live performances by Emily Murdica and will walk away with a goody bag, including a copy of Soft Is The New Hard: How To Communicate Effectively Under Pressure by Baw Baw's own Leah Mether. Tickets for this event are $30 and can be purchased through Eventbrite website.

In line with the council's commitment towards gender equality, this event seeks to provide better access for women with opportunities to develop their career and promote networking among our community of passionate and local business leaders.

Ensuring access for women

Mayor Cr Michael Leaney said, "As a council, we are committed towards creating a thriving economic future for our region and its businesses. We aim to ensure women in our community have access to resources and connections they need to help them succeed at their business goals. This event features an incredible line up of successful and inspirational local businesswomen, entertainment and atmosphere and is one not to be missed!"

Deputy Mayor Annemarie McCabe said, "Our recently adopted Economic Development and Visitor Economy Strategy clearly outlines council's approach towards attracting and supporting businesses throughout Baw Baw and this event further promotes our commitment towards accessibility and opportunity for our female workforce."

Cr Tricia Jones said, "This event features a diverse group of business leaders in our community who each excel in their own fields. I hope our business community enjoys this amazing event and takes home some valuable and helpful resources."

Pictures from Baw Baw Shire Council website.


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