NCJWA National Conference

May 13, 2015 by J-Wire
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National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (NCJWA) will hold their 30th conference in Sydney, from 31 May to 3 June.

The conference will be held at Council House in Woollahra.

The highlights will include:

Larke Riemer

Larke Riemer

Larke Riemer, Director of Women’s Markets, Westpac who will give the keynote address “The Power of the Female Economy”, on 1 June at 11.00 am. Larke will discuss how Westpac understands the impact that women can have on the Australian business landscape.

At 7.30 pm, on 1 June, there will be a debate with a difference – “Jewish Australia 2030”.  Shirli Kirshner, will moderate speakers Liam Getreu, Amanda Goodman, Peter Ivany, Avril Alba and David Graham. Topics to be discussed will include:

Eman Sharobeem

Eman Sharobeem

“Where will we be? What will we look like? Women and Community, Israel and the Diaspora, Holocaust Remembrance, and Generations X, Y and the generations yet to come”.

The Closing Dinner on 3 June will be addressed by the Women’s Rights Activist, Dr Eman Sharobeem. Eman is the CEO of the Immigrant Women’s Health Service, an advocacy and outreach program to empower migrant women.

Other sessions include a workshop on the role NCJWA can play in combatting Family Violence, the issue of Agunot in Australia and internationally, Trafficking and how to stop it, and women’s contributions across cultures, with speakers from diverse communities.

Westpac’s Ruby Connection are the major sponsor of the conference.

For details of the full Program, Registration & Closing Dinner T: 02 – 9363 0257 or E:

nationalconference@gmail.com   www.ncjwansw.org.au

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