Women leaders from all walks of life will gather together to salute The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore at Sydney Women’s Fund’s annual Saluting Sydney Women 2019.
Each year the occasion pays tribute to a great Sydney woman who has been a trailblazer and national role model contributing to social justice in Australia and the advancement of women’s lives.
“The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore is one of Australia’s outstanding community leaders recognised nationally for leadership on tough social issues. Since her early days in elected office she has been a voice for marginalised people,” said Jane Jose CEO Sydney Community Foundation.
While other Australian political leaders have wavered Sydney’s Lord Mayor has consistently led the call for action against the human impacts of climate change and made the City of Sydney a role model in climate change leadership for other communities. She consistently advocates the need for social justice and equity for the LGBTQ community in Sydney and Australia.
At Saluting Sydney Women, City of Sydney CEO, Monica Barone will pay tribute to The Lord Mayor of Sydney. Both women have served the Australian community through multiple roles and their contributions are to be celebrated.
Georgina Byron, Chair of Sydney Women’s Fund Advisory Council and Michael Lynch AO CBE Chair of Sydney Community Foundation, will together welcome guests and host the lunch.
“Sydney wouldn’t be Sydney if we didn’t have Clover. We salute a giant of our town,” said Michael Lynch AO CBE Chair Sydney Community Foundation.
The guest list includes leaders in business, politics, media, the arts, philanthropy, community and the grassroots organisations that Sydney Women’s Fund supports.
Westpac Ruby Connection will again partner with Sydney Women’s Fund to present the event in 2019.
CEO of Sydney Community Foundation, Jane Jose, will talk about the Foundation’s focus on giving with a gender lens to support a growing number of women and girls in Sydney who are amongst the most disadvantaged in a prosperous economy, and will report on the impact the Sydney Women’s Fund’s work to date.
In attendance, will be: Founding Patrons of the Sydney Women’s Fund, Lucy Brogden AM and Wendy McCarthy AO, Michael Lynch AO CBE, Emma Alberici as MC, Genevieve Smart and Alexandra Smart from Ginger & Smart, Ita Buttrose AO OBE in addition to other business, media and community leaders.
Caroline Fonda SCF Communications Manager 0431 747 031