International Women's Week Festival
The International Women’s Week Festival boasts of over 100 speakers, as well as performers and artists in venues across Noosa, Sunshine Coast and Gympie. The festival coincides with International Women’s Day and Queensland Women’s Week.
Women Initiating New Directions Organisation (WINDO Inc.) spearheads the festival which promotes positive cultural change for women and girls via leadership and the arts.
These are the program highlights:
When Sleeping Women Wake, Mountains Move - Community Leadership Conference, 6 March, The J Noosa: Based on a Chinese proverb, this new conference for progressive thinkers and leaders provides panels of local and interstate experts talking about Women in Leadership, Health & Wellbeing, Inclusivity, Social Enterprise, Financial Empowerment, Education, and Cultural Identity.
Steppin’ Out! Variety Show – International Women’s Day, 8 March, The J Noosa:
Treat yourself to an evening filled with moving and insightful speakers, singing, dancing, music and laughter for women, men and teens. Acclaimed singer, Catherine Alcorn; singer-songwriters Lara-Jane Stewart and Alisha Todd; Survivor competitor, Tara Pitt; men’s wellbeing expert, James Greenfield; comedian, Carolyn Mandersloot; Noosa Professional Dance Academy and Sunshine Beach State High School’s award-winning string orchestra form the incredible line-up.
Illuminate Art Exhibition – 3 to 31 March, Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre:
Highlighting the works of local artists, including the XX Factor potters, the exhibit is a discourse on the subject 'Contemporary Landscapes of Women Imagined'. Various art forms such as paintings, sculpture, new media installation, fashion and film provide a perspective on the various aspects that affect the artists' lives as women.
Catch the event from March 3 - 9 at venues around Noosa and the Sunshine Coast.
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