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Queen of Katwe: Screening & Fundraiser
Mon. 5 December 2016, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT
The Centre for Ethical Leadership would like to invite you to the screening of ‘Queen of Katwe’, followed by an expert panel about the importance of access to opportunities in addressing gender inequality and racism.
All profits from the event will go to the International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA), who supports women and girls in the Asia Pacific by tackling issues of power, money and security. We also encourage attendees to make tax-deductible donations to IWDA through the IWDA Online Donation platform.
All tickets include entry to the screening, to the following expert panel discussion and a drink upon arrival. Click link to watch the movie trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4l3-_yub5A
5.30pm: Arrival drinks
6.00pm: Film screening
8:05pm: Expert panel discussion on the importance of 'Access to opportunities'
The expert panel will feature Joanna Hayter, Katrin Aladjova, Dr. Odette Kelada, Olivia Bamwine Kyomugisha and Dr. Victoria Schuber. The Director of the Centre for Ethical Leadership, Prof. Robert Wood, will moderate the discussion.
Joanna Hayter has been the CEO of the International Women's Development Agency since 2010. Joanna has worked in the international development, human rights and social justice sector for over 30 years, with experience ranging across four continents and 25 countries including long term residencies in Myanmar, Vietnam and Japan, and nearly a decade across African nations. She is presently a member of the Australian Council for International Development Board and a founding member of the Australian NGO Coalition for Women, Peace and Security.
Katrin Aladjova-Kusznirczuk is a former dual World Chess Champion and former Bulgarian and Australian Chess Champion. In 1986 Katrin was awarded the International title of FIDE Master by the World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs). Her passion for the game of chess is shown in her commitment as a former Hon President of Chess Victoria (CV) and continuous support as an Ambassador to Chess Victoria. Her achievements in chess are also recognised around the world.
Dr Odette Kelada is a lecturer in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne. Kelada researches and publishes on race, whiteness and gender in Australian writing and the arts. She is interested in the constructions of nation, body and identity in creative representations as well as the teaching of racial literacy. Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including the Australian Cultural History Journal, Artlink, Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature and the Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association Journal.
Olivia Bamwine Kyomugisha is originally from Kampala, Uganda and has lived in Australia since 2014, working with Vicinity Centres and Big Issue Magazine. She has an advanced certificate in banking operations and financial services, and worked with Diamond Trust Bank, Uganda, for five years. As a member of the Rotary International (Rotary Club of Makindye-Uganda), Olivia has worked in various projects in Uganda including "Surport Girl Child" and "Mama Kit" for expecting mothers. She is also one of the community leaders of the Ugandan community in Victoria.
Dr Violeta Schubert is an anthropologist and lecturer in development studies in the School of Social and Political Sciences, The University of Melbourne. A key focus of Violeta’s research relates to problems of identity, power, and the relational dynamics and tensions that arise as individuals and communities engage with modernity. She has conducted extensive fieldwork-based research in the Balkans, and in her upcoming book, Modernity and the Unmaking of Men, focuses on the exodus of women from rural societies and the extent that it has unsettled gender roles and identities. Violeta contributes as expert advisor in the areas of gender, organisational analysis, strategic thinking and community development.
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