We were honoured to be selected as the local charity to be supported at this year’s Australian Fund Manager Awards (AFMA) Event. Dame Quentin Bryce kindly spoke on our behalf. The event raised just over $85,000, which is an incredible effort, and we are very grateful. Special thanks go to Dame Quentin Bryce, as well as those on the AFMA Organising Committee, for their generous support.
The purpose of the KDF mentoring programme is to introduce the girls to experiences that they may otherwise not have had, so that their lives are enriched beyond just what they are experiencing at The Women’s College. Some highlights include Kate attending UNITAR/CIFAL Newcastle with her mentor (and host for the event) Sara Rayment, Angie attending the annual Andrew Ollie Media Lecture with Rebecca Matthews and Michele Fonseca from the ABC, and Catherine meeting John Connelly
This year we were delighted to support four new girls, in partnership with the Aurora Education Foundation, go on the International Study Tour. These girls are: Claudia Paul: a Wiradjuri woman from South Australia, studying medicine with an aspiration to work in public health further down the track. Nadine Rudkin: a Barkindji woman from Victoria, has a BA from the University of Melbourne, and is interested in Clinical Psychology with a focus on children and indigenous Austral