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#IWD2023 Breakfast Networking Event

10 March 2023 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am


The Christie Centre is delighted to be hosting a collaborative breakfast with Social Traders, showcasing women in business and Social Enterprise.

This networking event will bring together social enterprises and businesses located in Mildura and surrounds, exploring how social enterprise contributes to gender equity initiatives. Hear from our panellists who will discuss the challenges & solutions to gender equity, diverse and inclusive communities and social procurement.

Discover the advantages of social procurement opportunities as a social enterprise or, as a business how you can work to support, collaborate with or simply be aware of how to create greater levels of equity in the community through your procurement process.

A panel discussion with four well known, respected women in business from the Mildura area will address the challenges of gender and social equity, the hurdles for business and social enterprises and the joys of seeing growth, buy-in and success across these areas.

Businesses across Australia are exploring innovative new approaches to achieving social objectives through social procurement. Buying from a social enterprise is one of the most effective ways of breaking the cycle of disadvantage and strengthening regional Australian communities.

Who should attend?

Everyone. Social Enterprises, Profit-for-Purpose businesses, people wishing to celebrate International Women’s Day, those looking for improved access and equity in the community, Government, Corporate.

Other details

• Tickets are $20 per person

• Registrations will close 10am Wednesday 8 March unless booked out prior.

• Forward this invitation to any of your colleagues who may be best suited to attend this event.

Any questions about this event, please contact:

Sammy Jetson, Project Officer at the Christie Centre: or

Selina Arnall, Events Manager at Social Traders:

We hope to see you there!

Book now:


10 March 2023
7:30 am - 9:00 am
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The Alfred Deakin Centre
190 Deakin Avenue
Mildura, Victoria 3500 Australia
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