Embracing women's leadership diversity

AN INCLUSIVE 

 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.

VISION

To make a difference and build understading through supportive and empowering networks.

MISSION 

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
  • Mentoring
  • Fundraising Events
  • 9 Muses Café

IN ADDITION

  • 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 

#BeBoldForChange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15/01/2017

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 .

 

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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