In our short history we have brought people together to listen and learn about why giving to women and girls is an important new approach to funding and philanthropy. Already there is anecdotal evidence that despite the global financial crisis, donations to women's funds are increasing both worldwide and in Australia.
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AWDN Director Kristi Mansfield, Dr Catriona Wallace, AWDN Director Janine Garner and Pat Hall of Warwick Farm enjoying our new Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide at our Sydney Launch. Wonderful to see Cathy Burke, CEO The Hunger Project, with our CEO Julie Reilly, and Jane Caro at our Sydney Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide launch. Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of NSW officially launches our Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide in Sydney. Sydney Launch of our Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide with Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, Governor of NSW, Greenhills Australia Chair Peter Hunt AM, Eve Mahlab AO and Bobbi Mahlab. A wonderful group of speakers and supporters at the Melbourne Launch of our Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide: Back row L to R: Greenhills Australia Chair Peter Hunt AM, Women Donors Network Director Jill Reichstein OAM, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick, Women Donors Network CEO Julie Reilly. Front Row L to R: Women Donors Network Director Jan Cochrane-Harry, Women Donors Network Chair Eve Mahlab AO, Kellie and Sally from The Big Issue and Women Donors Network Director Steve Rothfield. Women Donors Network Chair Eve Mahlab AO with Lady Anna Cowen at the Melbourne launch of our Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide. Elizabeth Broderick, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, launches our Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide in Melbourne. Women’s Funding Network CEO Christine Grumm – a guest of Women Donors Network in February 2010. Christine Grumm, Carol Schwartz, Helen LaKelly Hunt and Eve Mahlab at the launch of Women Mobilising Millions in February 2010. The Changemaker Within … Panelists Simon Herd, Jan Owen AM, Denis Moriarity, Carol Schwartz AM, Tracy Gary and moderator Genevieve Timmons on stage during a Community Conversation around creating social change in Melbourne in October 2010. Tracy Gary running a free workshop for 100 non-profit leaders around “Fearless Fundraising” as part of the Tracy Gary Tour in October 2010. Women Donors Network CEO Julia Keady launches the Online Project Showcase tool to 100 donors and industry leaders at a special event in October 2010. Tracy Gary, ANZ Private Managing Director Catherine McDowell and Women Donors Network Chair Eve Mahlab AO at the launch of Tracy Gary Tour in October 2010. Changing lives over lunch … In March 2011, Women Donors led a conversation around the use of gender inquiry in HIV/AIDS with global activist Princess Kasune Zulu as guest speaker. Also pictured are Belinda Collins, IWDA Ambassador Dr Stephanie Dorwick and Women Donors Network CEO Julia Keady. AWDN Director Kristi Mansfield, Dr Catriona Wallace, AWDN Director Janine Garner and Pat Hall of Warwick Farm enjoying our new Gender-Wise Philanthropy Guide at our Sydney Launch.