Last month we launched our Community & Business Women's Network (CBWN) at our sold out International Women's Day 2018 Breakfast.
Tickets are now on sale for our May 2018 breakfast. Book early to avoid missing out. CBWN events support our "Because We Care" Project.
Guest Speaker this month is Marney McQueen who will share with us her business journey in creating comedic characters and shows which she has toured across the world. With a special guest appearance from one of her hilarious characters, Rosa Waxoffski, the Russian Bikini Waxer.
Connect with other women at our Community & Business Women's Network Events, featuring inspirational speakers, great food, networking and much more!
About the Community and Business Women's Network
Our mission is to cultivate an environment where local women are able to network with confidence and equality, to be enriched through learning, to prosper through connection and friendships and to give back to our Central Coast community through the "Because We Care" Wyong Neighbourhood Centre project.
About the "Because We Care" Project
Our partnership with Share the Dignity gives women in our community experiencing disadvantage access to sanitary items.
We know from our female clients with lived experience of homelessness, financial crisis, domestic violence, entrenched disadvantage, or a combination of, that they experience additional issues associated with “that time of the month.”
Limited access to resources means that many women have to choose between food and sanitary items, and in some cases, some feel that stealing them is their only option.
This issue is largely ignored because society generally continues to find discussing this issue ‘distasteful’. For the women that experience the issue the additional complications can affect well-being and quality of life.
For young girls, it can mean the difference between attending school, or skipping another week.
In 2015 – 2016, more than 100 women accessed our service to make use of this amazing partnership program.
Here is what one woman, a parent of 3 teenage girls, had to say about her experience:
“There are no words to tell you how grateful I am.. I cant even explain how hard it is with 3 teenage girls and me and never enough money to buy pads and stuff for us all.. I mean, think about it right, we have four times the cost, every month! I always try and make sure the girls are right and sometimes I just make do. Not like I got a choice.
You can find more information about Share the Dignity on their website.