GREEK AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S NETWORK
Connecting generations, professions and cultures.
Since 2001 the Food for Thought Network, founded by Varvara Ioannou, has raised awareness about what helps and what hinders women’s development.
To make a difference and build understading through supportive and empowering networks.
As a non-profit Women’s Network, our mission is to promote awareness about the barriers and enablers to women’s development inspiring positive change in individuals and the community in general.
We do this through:
- Networking forums
- Inspiring People Series
- Fundraising Events
- 9 Muses Café
- We are a voice for women
- We connect and empower women
- We organise events that have a developmental focus
- We mentor women
- We sponsor women
From the outset, the Food for Thought Network has also welcomed men as participants, speakers and mentors.
2017 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 5 March
2017 International Women’s Day
In partnership with Manningham City Council
Extended luncheon -11.30am – 3.30pm
Venue – Manningham City Council Function Rooms
Esteemed Speakers, entertainment, food, prizes and much more.
THEME: WOMEN INSPIRING WOMEN
If you want to change the world, be resilient
SPECIAL PROMOTION ATTEND THIS EVENT FOR FREE BY TAKING ON THE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP NOW
Food For Thought Network in partnership with Myriad consultants proudly present visiting academics from University of Western Macedonia, School of Pedagogy, located in Florina. Associate Professor Dr Catherine Dimitriadou and Agapi Vrantsi, teacher and PhD candidate are currently investigating resilience in children. Host MP Maria Vamvakinou, Moderator – Maria Dimopoulos
Resilience is considered the most important leadership competency in the world, according to leaders around the world. This competency becomes a key priority in countries that are undergoing through economic crises especially for vulnerable and marginalised members of society, such as people from poor backgrounds, refugees, women and people with disabilities.
Date : Sunday 15 January 2017
Time: 6.30 pm
Venue: Moroccan Delicacy, 313 Lygon Street, Brunswick East .
2016 International Women’s Day Sell-Out Special Event
International Women’s Day Celebration in partnership with Manningham City Council
Keynote Speaker – Professor Gillian Triggs – More info on our events page and the newsletter.
Event sponsoree and guest speaker Alexandra Douros