Committee for Echuca Moama has celebrated International Womens Day 2019 in style by highlighting the role of women in trades with C4EM member Foodmach.
C4EM were pleased to bring a wide range of community organisations together in partnership with the Moama Bowling Club. Some 210 people gathered for the 2.5 hour morning time event that included guest speaker; Dr Claire Goodman, entertainment from Moama Anglican Grammar, a panel of speakers, networking opportunities and a light brunch. The theme, and speaker topic of IWD 2019 was #BalanceforBetter. The future is exciting. Let’s build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to play – all the time, everywhere
A feature of the event was C4EM member; Foodmach electrical apprentice Kelly Shotton speaking about her experiences as a female tradesperson in Echuca which was a crowd favourite.
An exciting outcome of the event is a one-off women’s scholarship to encourage economic participation in the local region.
Photo Gallery and blog of the event can be found here: