7 March 2024

International Women's Day 2024

International Women's Day 2024
International Women's Day 2024
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We invite students, parents, staff and alumni to join us in celebrating International Women’s Day at Carey on Friday 8 March. Hear from alumni Hannah McNicol (2014) on her thoughts around this year's theme - Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress. She will also share her journey since leaving Carey and her experience working at Good Return and the Australian Red Cross.

Friday 8 March
7:15am - 8:00am
Ian Wolf Auditorium
Breakfast provided, including tea & coffee

This is a free event sponsored by the OCGA.

Please RSVP by Monday 4 March 2024. Limited tickets available. If you have booked a ticket and can no longer attend, please follow the instructions on your confirmation email to cancel your ticket. Click on 'Edit Order', then click 'Refunds'. Select the ticket you would like to cancel, then click on Refund.

About the guest speaker:

Hannah is currently a Cookson Scholar (PhD researcher) at the University of Melbourne and University of Manchester and an affiliate of the Global Development Institute. Hannah's research focuses on China's overseas aid and development program in the context of the Belt and Road Initiative and Special Economic Zones in Cambodia.

Hannah is also the Research and Communications Lead at the Australian International Development Network, and will be teaching on the “Gender and International Development” Masters unit at the University of Manchester in 2024.

Hannah previously worked at Good Return (an International Development NFP focusing on women’s economic empowerment and impact investing across the Asia-Pacific), at the Australian Red Cross and with the Charities + Social Sector Team at Gilbert + Tobin.

Hannah holds a Masters in International Development from the University of Melbourne, specialising in Gender Theory and Development (2020) where she was named on the Deans Honours List for 2020. Hannah is also a graduate of the University of Oxford, with a degree in History and Politics at Magdalen College (2018) where she focused on women’s history, gender history and histories of empire, in addition to political theory, equality and justice. Whilst at Oxford, Hannah was the Junior Common Room (JCR) President at Magdalen College for 2017.


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