Through our partnership with the Aurora Education Foundation, two girls, Teina Te Hemara and Ngaree Blow, were supported by the Foundation on their International Study Tour. And Dr Sarah McEwan received support through a Roberta Sykes Katrina Dawson Bursary to attend the Leading for Results executive course at INSEAD. All three young women found their experiences incredibly rewarding. "Harvard is a strange mix of unreachable though still possible. My dream was always to go he
We are delighted to announce the inaugural recipients of the Katrina Dawson Foundation Scholarships at The Women’s College within The University of Sydney: Kate Field, Angie Lu and Catherine Priestley. These inspiring young women have excellent academic results, and have demonstrated engagement and leadership in their communities. The scholarship funding will offer them meaningful assistance while pursuing their studies at the University of Sydney. Kate Field comes from the U
The Sydney Lawyer’s Orchestra (SLO) held its second annual “Christmas Proms” concert on Wednesday 16 December 2015 at the historic Uniting Church, Pitt St Sydney. Led by conductor and Corrs Chambers Westgarth partner Thomas Jones, the orchestra performed works by, Meyerbeer, Handel, Elgar and Johann Strauss to an enthusiastic audience of about 250 people. The NSW Bar Choir and its convenor, Justice Peter Hidden, joined the Orchestra for an energetic performance of the ‘Hallel
In December 2015, six boys from St Ignatius' College, Riverview, completed an 11km walk to raise funds for the Foundation. Specifically we want to thank Oliver Murrie, Liam Dowling, Tom Turner, Jonny Toon, Alex Darin and Charles Alvarez for their wonderful effort. Their support is greatly appreciated.