Kapiti Celebrates International Women's Day
Kapiti Chamber of Commerce and Kapiti Rotary is hosting the #BeBoldForChange Luncheon to celebrate International Women's Day.
The Luncheon promises an engaging, provocative and lighthearted celebrity panel discussion with three inspirational women, in celebration of International Women's Day.
Date: Wednesday 8 March 2017
Portion of every ticket sale will be donated to the Kapiti Performing Arts Centre - Bookings are essential using the Kapiti Chamber web booking form & paying online please.
Kate is an independent consultant for the philanthropy and community sector, chair of Philanthropy NZ, an independent committee member of the Ngāi Tahu fund, and chair of her own small family foundation, the Thinktank Charitable Trust. Kate was previously Executive Director of Todd Foundation and, prior to this, was a pioneer of the Internet revolution in Aotearoa New Zealand, co-founding one of this country's first internet companies. She is also a former Business Woman of the Year and a recipient of the NZ Order of Merit for services to business and the community.
Melissa became a Professional Director after 25 years' experience as an entrepreneur and CEO of a number of Technology companies. She is a Governor of Radio NZ, sits on the Boards of ACCURO Jasmax, and Softed. Melissa is a Member of MPI's Primary Growth Partnership Investment Advisory Panel and Chairs the LINZ Risk & Audit Committee.
Dame Susan was appointed Race Relations Commissioner in 2013, and she has been a vocal advocate for raising New Zealand's annual refugee quota and urging politicians, decision makers and everyday Kiwis to treat people from ethnic minorities with respect, humanity and mana. In 2016 she launched New Zealand's first nationwide anti-racism digital campaign, "That's Us" that engaged with more than half a million people in just over a month.
They will speak on their view of "being the best we can be; personal journeys of change, challenge and growth" and with alignment to the International Women's Day Campaign Theme of #BeBoldForChange.
ALL WELCOME - TICKETS ON SALE NOW, DON'T MISS OUT!
To Book: kapitichamber.org.nz/connect-and-network/event-calendar/iwd-08-03-17/details/88/register?MultiFormSessionID=abd05bc4b67d1bf05fd255d6e8dbcd7248371990
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