December 13, 2018

We were very pleased to partner again with The Smith Family’s ‘Learning for Life’ program to distribute small cash prizes to six deserving young girls: Priya Collier-Caldwell, Summa-Lee Johnson, Maggie Khan, Tiarna Rowlatt, Kea Shooks and Jessica Tabone. Consistent wit...

June 7, 2018

The Katrina Dawson Award for 2018 has been awarded to Josie Dempster, currently employed as a solicitor at Sparke Helmore in Canberra.

Raised in Moruya, Josie completed a Bachelor of Laws with Honours and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the Australian National U...

June 7, 2018

Some news from two of our 2016 Katrina Dawson Aurora Education Foundation Fellows, who have started, or are about to start, some incredible adventures:

From Baringa Kukoyi, who is (almost) halfway through her MBA at Cambridge:

"Words cannot express how truly grateful I a...

June 7, 2018

We are delighted to introduce our two KDF scholars for 2018: Isabella Harris (left) and Clara Rudd (right).

Isabella (“Bella”) hails from Mudgee, NSW. In the words of one of her senior school teachers she has “consistently demonstrated an outstanding work ethic, allowin...

December 12, 2017

For the second year in a row, we have distributed small cash prizes to five deserving young girls through a partnership with The Smith Family’s ‘Learning for Life’ program. Consistent with our mission, we are looking for girls who demonstrate strong academic performanc...

December 12, 2017

We are pleased to announce Claire Palmer as the inaugural winner of the NSW Bar Katrina Dawson Award. In honour of Katrina, the Award is intended to encourage women to start their practise as a barrister, and is funded entirely by the NSW Bar. We are incredibly gratefu...

December 12, 2017

We are delighted to continue our support of Indigenous postgraduate scholars through our partnership with the Aurora Education Foundation. This year, we helped send four Fellows on the 2017 Aurora International Study Tour: Eloise Bentley, Lauren Hutchinson, Natalie Iro...

May 23, 2017

​​​​From 2017, the New South Wales Bar Association will be giving out an annual Katrina Dawson Award. In honour of Katrina, the Award is intended to encourage women to start their practise as a barrister, and will be funded entirely by the NSW Bar. We are incredibly gr...

May 23, 2017

Baringa Kukoyi, one of our KDF Aurora Education Foundation Fellowship recipients, has been accepted into all three universities that she applied to (Oxford, Cambridge and London Business School),  to study her MBA. Congratulations Baringa!

Baringa is in need of financia...

May 23, 2017

We are delighted to introduce Renee Ng and Lucy Schroeder - recipients of The Katrina Dawson Foundation’s 2017 scholarships to The Women’s College within The University of Sydney. We caught up with all of our KDF scholars at a recent lunch to celebrate the launch of a...

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