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Have you booked for Antarctic Challenge – Women Breaking the Ice?

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Don’t get left behind!

penguin-funny-blue-water-86405Come and hear the stories of three WA women who were members of the Homeward Bound Women in Science leadership expedition to the Antarctic.

Dr Samantha Hall, Kathleen Patrick and Sarah Conolly will speak about their Antarctic experiences, leadership and diversity.

The Zonta Club of Perth is collaborating with KPMG to bring you this special event, and we hope you can join us for drinks, finger food and the opportunity to meet these inspiring young women:

  • on: Thursday 27th April, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
  • at: KPMG, 235 St Georges Terrace, Perth
  • Tickets: $40 from Eventbrite.  Please book before 24th April.

And there is more!!!   Our sponsor, Eco-Abrolhos Cruises has donated a cruise that will be raffled on the night for $10 a ticket – so please bring some cash with you to get your tickets in the draw!

All monies raised go towards Zonta’s service activities

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April Events

Saturday 8 April, The Wardrobe Fashion Show, 2-4pm.  Hosted by the Wardrobe at 769 Canning Highway, Applecross, this Zonta Club of Perth fundraising event is a wonderful opportunity to stock up on your winter wardrobe.   Entry is $25 at the door.  Be welcomed with a glass of bubbly or enjoy a sandwich and a cup of tea or coffee!  See the latest fashions, get a 20% discount on all purchases and try your luck in the raffle. Why not email zontaperth@gmail.com today to let them know you will be coming!

Thursday 13 April, Zonta Club of Perth dinner meeting, 6.15 for 6.30. St Catherine’s College, UWA.  Apologies and/or names of guests to Liz before 12 noon on Friday 7 April.

Thursday 27 April, Antarctic Challenge – Women Breaking the Ice.  5.30pm to 7.30 pm at KPMG, 235 St Georges Terrace, Perth.   Come and hear what really happened on the recent Homeward Bound Women in Science Leadership Expedition to the Antarctic.  Dr Samantha Hall, Kathleen Patrick and Sarah Conolly will share their Antarctic experiences at this special event.  Join us for drinks, finger food and an opportunity to meet these inspiring young women.  Tickets $40 through Eventbrite.  RSVP before April 20.

Sunday 30 April, Zonta Club of Perth Education Award.  Closing date for applications.

Antarctic Challenge – Women Breaking the Ice

20170418 Antarctic Challenge FlyericebergThe Zonta Club of Perth invites you to an inspiring event showcasing three WA women participants in the recent Homeward Bound Women in Science leadership expedition to the Antarctic.  Come and hear Dr Samantha Hall, Kathleen Patrick and Sarah Conolly speak about their Antarctic experiences, leadership and diversity.

Join us for drinks, finger food and the opportunity to meet these inspiring young women:

  • on Thursday 27 April
  • At KPMG, Level 8, 235 St Georges Terrace, Perth
  • from 5.30pm – 7.30pm
  • Tickets $40 from Eventbrite
  • Please RSVP before 24th April

Proceeds go to Zonta Club of Perth projects to empower women.

Please note:  Our Major Sponsor, Eco Abrolhos Cruises, has kindly donated a holiday that will be raffled at the event.

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Closing dates for 2017 Zonta Awards

Young Woman of Public Affairs Award – for high school students to encourage careers in public policy – closing date Monday 20 March 2017

Yvonne Burgu Education Award – for an Aboriginal woman studying for her first degree or diploma in Western Australia – closing date Friday 31 March 2017

Zonta Club of Perth University Education Award – for a woman over 25 who needs financial help for the second year of her degree course – closing date Sunday 30 April 2017

Jane M Klausman Woman in Business Scholarship – to encourage a woman to complete business-related undergraduate degrees and master’s degrees – closing date Friday 12 May 2017

March Events

March Events

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD) – a time to raise awareness of issues facing women as well as celebrate their achievements.  Here are the diary dates for March.

Tuesday 7 March:  UN Women Australia IWD Breakfast, 7-9am Perth Convention Centre. Panelists at this year’s event include the inspirational Muniba Mazari, Pakistan’s National UN Women Ambassador, Aleta Miller, UN Women representative for 14 Pacific island countries and Tracey Horton Immediate Past President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WA).  The event will be hosted by ABC’s Tracey Spicer.

Wednesday 8 March:   IWD and Zonta Rose Day Breakfast at Rendezvous Hotel, Scarborough, 6.45-8.30am.  This event is hosted by the Zonta Club of Perth Northern Suburbs and the Guest Speaker is Kelda Oppermann, CEO of the Zonta House Refuge Associaion.

Wednesday 8 March:  WA Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, 5-7.30pm, State Reception Centre, King’s Park.  This invitation only event will see the Honourable, Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia and Hon Liza Harvey MLA, Deputy Premier, induct inspirational women into the Hall of Fame and Roll of Honour.  Who will this year’s inductees be?

Thursday 9 March:   Zonta Club of Perth dinner meeting at St Catherine’s College, UWA, 6.15pm.  The guest speaker will be Mavis Steenson – the Area 3 Woman of Achievement – who dedicated 28 years of her working life to the Zonta House Women’s Refuge, providing support to many of the 10,000 or so women who have sought safe shelter there.  RSVP by noon on Friday 3 March to Liz Terracini.

Monday 20 March: Young Woman in Public Affairs Closing date for applications.

Saturday 25 March:  Area 3 Workshop, at Cyril Jackson Senior Campus, 53 Reid Street, Bassendean.  Zontians from all the clubs in WA will be getting together to share ideas at this event hosted by Area 3 Director Jo Wittorff and the Zonta Club of Swan Hills.