Empowering women & girls: In conversation with UN Women Australia

Join QUT Business School and UN Women Australia for this special online event with Janelle Weissman, Executive Director, UN Women Australia. 

In conversation with Dr Bree Hurst, School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations, QUT, Janelle will share insights into Sustainable Development Goal 5: achieve gender equality and empower women and girls  with a live Q&A.

Photo credit: UN Women/Joe Saade

About the speakers

Janelle Weissman

Janelle WeissmanFor the past twenty-five years, Janelle has worked in program management, partnerships and grant making roles to strengthen social justice organisations in the USA, Australia and around the world. As Executive Director of UN Women Australia, Janelle leads a team charged with amplifying UN Women’s global agenda through fundraising and advocacy to advance women in leadership, promote economic empowerment, end all forms of discrimination and violence against women and ensure women’s voices are central to humanitarian response.

Dr Bree Hurst

Bree HurstDr Bree Hurst is from the School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations. Bree is a member of QUT’s Centre for Decent Work and Industry, which seeks to progress social change by critically examining the nexus of business, work, education and society and advance decent work and industry through rigorous scholarship and research informed policy advocacy.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Where: Online – The webcast link will be sent to all registered guests prior to the event.

Cost: Free, registration by Friday 14 May 2021 is essential

QUT Business School is UN Women’s exclusive Queensland and ACT Education partner. For more information about this event, please contact [email protected]