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International Women’s Day with Digital Women’s Network @Grossi Florentino
March 8, at 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Join us to celebrate INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY upstairs at the Iconic Grossi Florentino’s and enjoy round table discussions about how we can create a #balanceforbetter.
We invite Men and Women to come to attend this exclusive and delicious three-course luncheon with proceeds going to Her Heart charity.
FRIDAY 8TH MARCH 2019
GROSSI FLORENTINO UPSTAIRS
80 BOURKE STREET, MELBOURNE 3000
Network the day away, meet Guy Grossi and a few of our key speakers with a glass of bubbles on arrival! We also have incredible door prizes and goodie bags from our friends at Melbourne Skin for all that attend on the day.
This year we are featuring a range of past speakers and a focus on round table discussions about how we can all create a balance;
- Dr Mei Ling Doery
- Tony McGinn OAM
- Rachel Service
- Sarah Roza
Dr Mei Ling Doery
Dr Doery is research qualified medical doctor with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Bachelor of Medical Science, and Masters of Public Health from the University of Melbourne. She sat on the board of VicHealth from 2006 – 2011 and in 2014, and was appointed a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader for her contributions to Public Health. Her mission is to better align capital with people and businesses that serve the creation of long-term human values. In 2014, alongside being appointed as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and the doctor-in-residence for digital agency Portable Studios (named in BRW’s Fast 100 for 2013). In 2016, she co-founded SugarByHalf, became innovation advisor to Nightingale Housing and a Board Member to the Chisholm Institute and Chisholm Online.
Tony McGinn OAM
Tony created MCM entertainment at 22 which he grew to a $50Mil global business across media, from radio, video to digital. He is also the brains behind the Million Dollar lunch, who has strategically changed the game for fundraising to raise over 17.8 million for children’s cancer – which was the catalyst behind his OAM (Order of Australia Medal). Today Tony has continued giving back and is paying it forward as the Melbourne Chairman of TEC (The Executive Connection) and behind The McGinn Partnership focused on supporting CEO’s and leaders to improve their sales and business development performance.
Rachel Service is the Owner of Happiness Concierge: the global training company helping people ace work and life. Happiness Concierge trains the biggest organisations and most influential experts in Australia including Reserve Bank of Australia, Powercor, AGL, Vanguard Investments, Lazard Australia, RMIT, UNSW, Chief Scientists, Biologists, Doctors, and researchers. After suffering anxiety, depression and burnout in her 20’s, Rachel realised work was killing her and created Happiness Concierge to change the working lives of professionals globally.
Sarah Roza, TV personality from MAFS 2018 & Amazing Race 2012
My career has been varied from day one, I have always loved working with people, from hospitality, secretarial, property, beauty and in Media. I am passionate about charity with the view to help others and hopefully bring more people together to care and love each other. I am someone who is driven by very strong work ethic and I’m a highly principled person. I spend most of my weekends doing charity work, through my work as an ambassador for UN Women’s Council, to SANDS, Very Special Kids, Safe Steps, Big Umbrella Foundation, Keep Melbourne Warm, Bully Zero & Ronald McDonald House. I am also a Domestic Violence Advocate.
- Ending and preventing homelessness is high on my list for helping others. Homelessness results in significant social and economic costs not just to individuals and families, but also communities and we as a nation have a responsibility – to step up and care.
- I would also like to be a Role model for empowering young women to be the best they can be.
- I was delighted to celebrate the passing of same-sex marriage laws. The legal definition of marriage in the Marriage Act 1961 has been changed from being a “union of a man and a woman” to a “union of two people”. Simply Fabulous.