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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

International Women’s Day provides a global focus on equality and the celebration of women. This years theme is “Be Bold for Change” and the call is that through purposeful collaboration, women can advance and unleash the limitless potential offered to world economies; to help forge a better working environment and a more gender inclusive world.

Why not include a bold and passionate woman to speak at your next event. Renegade can recommend so many to choose from, but here are a sample of those who inspire:

YASSMIN ABDEL-MAGIED
Mechanical engineer, social advocate, writer and 'petrol head', Yassmin was the 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year. An advocate for the empowerment of youth, women; those from racially, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, she is passionate about making 'diversity' the norm. At 16, she founded Youth Without Borders, an organisation that empowers young people to realise their full potential through collaborative, community based programs. Yassmin was named one of Australia’s most influential engineers, has been recognised for her work in diversity by the United Kingdom’s Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and was the youngest woman named in Australia’s 100 Women of Influence by the Australian Financial Review in 2012.
YASSMIN ABDEL-MAGIED
   
RACHEL PERKINS
Rachel has dedicated her life to ensuring that the truth of Indigenous Australia is told from an Indigenous perspective, just as her father Charlie Perkins had done. She is known for her thought-provoking works such as Radiance (1998), First Contact, First Australians, Mabo, Redfern Now and most recently Jasper Jones. The impact Rachel’s films have on the Australian culture is massive and her influence on the industry has brought about cultural diversity and led the way for other Indigenous filmmakers to follow.
RACHEL PERKINS
   
VIRGINIA HAUSSEGGER AM
Virginia is the anchor on the  ABC’s 7pm TV News in Canberra and a passionate advocate for gender diversity. She was recently appointed to head up a new gender equality initiative, the 50/50 by 2030 Foundation at the University of Canberra Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis. With a singular focus on improving the representation of women in leadership and key decision making roles across all levels of government and public administration, the Foundation will synthesize best practice research and expertise in gender analysis.
VIRGINIA HAUSSEGGER AM
   
DR HELEN SZOKE
Chief Executive of Oxfam Australia, Helen is a leading thinker and advocate for foreign aid, human rights, gender and race discrimination. She is former Australia’s Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner; Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner and is a Vice-President and a board member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and the ACFID Humanitarian Reference Group (HRG). Her role is to engage in humanitarian work to share information, strengthen coordination and drive policy dialogue and development for the improvement of humanitarian relief work.
DR HELEN SZOKE
   
TARA MOSS
Best-selling author of eleven books of fiction and non-fiction published in nineteen countries, Tara is a journalist, doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney, public speaker and outspoken advocate for children’s rights and women’s rights. Tara is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Child Survival, Patron for the Full Stop Foundation for ending rape and domestic violence and an ambassador for Our Watch. Currently, she is working on a new factual series for the ABC, “Cyberhate with Tara Moss”, which will premiere in March 2017 on iView and ABC2.
TARA MOSS
   
BEE ORSINI
Bee is a charismatic young Australian whose message is the embodiment of heart centred leadership. She works as a schools liaison and presenter for The Salvation Army's Education and Outreach Initiative. In 2013, she co-founded the Salvos Ambassador Movement, a leadership development platform that equips students to be part of the next generation of history makers addressing social issues such as homelessness. She  has received awards such as The Foundation For Young Australians 'Young and Extraordinary', Westpac's 100 Women of Influence, and was nominated for the 2014 NSW Young Women of the Year.
BEE ORSINI
   
PAT O'SHANE
Retired NSW Magistrate Pat played a major role in determining how the court system would impact the lives of Indigenous people going through the court system. Pat is the former head of the New South Wales Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, in 1986 she was appointed a magistrate, and from 1994-2003 she was Chancellor of the University of New England. By 2013, she was handed a Deadly Award at “The Deadlys” - an annual awards night that celebrates Indigenous Australian achievement - for lifetime achievement in leadership.
PAT O'SHANE
   

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