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Women in the Maritime Sector – Past, Present & Powerful

August 11, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

You are invited!

This Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network Forum will be informative, celebratory and inspirational – a collaboration with Her Place Women’s Museum Australia.
To be opened by Hon. Melissa Horne
Minister for Ports and Freight, Minister for Fishing and Boating

The diverse and influential presence of women in all aspects of maritime endeavour today is impressive. This presence has not always been the case – or was it? There is wide acknowledgement that immense social and economic benefit flows when we harness all the talent available to us. Is this happening in relation to the maritime industry? Be prepared to be astounded – we were!

1. The heritage perspective: Dr Liz Rushen AM – historian, author, MMHN Board member

2. Presenting the current situation: A diverse cross-section of maritime sector Women of Influence drawn from the public and private sector will discuss their career trajectories, current roles – and as far as possible – help us to chart the voyage ahead in the maritime sector for women.

3. MMHN Discussion Agenda: Questions from the floor.

Due to COVID-19, numbers are limited
Please RSVP by 6 August: info@mmhn.org.au



August 11, 2021
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Melbourne Maritime Heritage Network


Her Place Women’s Museum
210 Clarendon Street
East Melbourne, VICTORIA 3002 Australia
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