USQ Shine International Women's Day Luncheon
Join the USQ Alumni Network and USQ Women's Network to celebrate International Women's Day and raise funds for female student bursaries.
Are you ready to #PressforProgress in 2018?
Following on from the Hollywood film industry scandal and World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report finding that gender parity is over 200 years away, this year the International Women's Day theme encourages men and women worldwide to keep motivated and #PressforProgress. Show your support and join us in taking action to accelerate gender parity at the 2018 USQ Shine International Women's Day Luncheon.
|Event:||USQ Shine International Women's Day Luncheon|
|Date:||Thursday 8 March 2018|
|Time:||12.00 pm - 2.30 pm
|Location:||The Refectory, USQ Toowoomba Campus, West St
|Cost:||USQ Alumni, Staff and Students $45; Community $49; Table (of 10 attendees) $420
|Details:||Proudly supported by YWCA Queensland, the ticket price includes a two (2) course lunch and panel discussion on Investing in your Future presented by the USQ Women’s Network.
Did you know that, according to the Queensland Women’s Strategy, women currently earn 82 cents for every dollar earned by men and higher rates of part-time work and time spent out of the workforce drive women’s earnings down even further? These factors all contribute to lower lifetime earnings and significantly reduced superannuation. Listen to our panellists, international journalist, Rebecca Vonhoff and Managing Director of Taylor’s Removals, Melissa Taylor, as they discuss these and other pressing financial issues facing women today.
|Tickets:||Book your place online now to avoid disappointment|
About USQ Shine
One of the key aims of the Alumni Relations Office is to build a network of USQ alumnae who understand the importance of empowering women through education, mentoring and supporting each other as well as sharing and celebrating their successes. As part of this aim, the Alumni Relations Office is proud to offer initiatives like the USQ Shine Program.
The USQ Shine Program showcases the diverse capacity and ability of women who have graduated from USQ and highlights their professional and personal achievements. At the same time, the program provides a platform to raise awareness and funds for women’s causes and issues and the advancement and accessibility of education for all women and girls regardless of background, location or personal circumstances.
Through annual events like the USQ Shine International Women's Day Luncheon and the USQ Shine Bursaries, the Alumni Relations Office is able to showcase and support the achievements of local and international, current and future alumnae, while also raising funds.
Find out more
For further information on the USQ Shine Program and how you can help show your support the Alumni Relations Office.