International Women's Day

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Friday, 8 March 2024

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About the event

Join us for a journey of growth and inclusivity at our inspirational International Women’s Day event: Empower Her: Igniting Change, Inspiring Inclusion. 

The City celebrates inclusivity with a fully catered event for business and professional women within Cockburn and nearby areas. Come along and enjoy a harmonious blend of inspiration, authentic connections, and practical take-home strategies.  

Discover how to enhance your business practices and strike a balance between your professional passion and the daily demands of life. You’ll be equipped with tangible tools that not only enrich your professional journey but also foster inclusivity in the business landscape.  

Engage with a community of like-minded women, collectively breaking barriers and nurturing personal growth. Take time to reflect, connect and participate in thought-provoking conversations that inspire and empower you to take action within both your personal and professional life.   

Keynote Speaker - Kate Gibson 

Kate Gibson is the founder and director of The Hike Collective, an award-winning hiking tour company. As a dynamic speaker and nature enthusiast Kate will reveal how she transformed a small hiking group into a flourishing, self-sufficient business, aligning her passion and profession to achieve lifestyle and business synergy.  

Interactive World Cafe Activity   
Our innovative World Café activity will pose thought-provoking questions and prompt you to delve deep. Piece together a comprehensive vision of your ideal personal and professional lifestyle, identifying gaps and obstacles exploring how to create actionable change to reach your goals.   

Panel Discussion   

Our expert panel will host a discussion, led by outcomes from the World Cafe, aimed at helping you gain the clarity and confidence needed to move forward. Leave strengthened by tools and knowledge to take meaningful action in your own life and business, whilst contributing to the development of a more inclusive landscape for women.  

Reserve your place now to advance alongside like-minded women, push boundaries and foster growth.  

Proudly presented by the City of Cockburn and Melville Cockburn Chamber of Commerce.

$25 per person

Event location

AMC Jakovich Centre

4 McGrath Road
Henderson, WA 6166

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More information and contact

Contact Title Business and Economic Development

Email [email protected]

Phone 08 9411 3444

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City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.