The irresistable Melanie Poole has sent through details about an upcoming conference:
‘Let’s Get Loud’ is a conference that will bring together NGOs, academics and students to
tackle critical issues in women’s rights. We will provide a deeper understanding of the
global and Australian context in which attacks on women’s rights occur.
Over the course of one day attendees will be able to attend speeches, panels and workshops
designed to inspire, engage and motivate. When the conference ends they will have the
networks, skills and mentors that are needed to take real action in advancing women’s
Keynote speakers include Anne Summers AO and Professor Hilary Charlesworth.
Attendees will also have the opportunity to undertake workshops with journalist
Clementine Ford and author and founder of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition Anna
Rose, among others.
When: 9am-5pm, 22nd April 2013.
Where: Headley Bull APCD Lecture Theatre, at the Australian National University.
Cost: $15 students, $30 nonprofit and community sector workers, $40 full-time wage
earners (includes catering). Tickets are available at letsgetloudanu.eventbrite.com.au.
And before the grumpy old men start bellyaching about where their conference is we invite them to get off their arses and organise it.