Join us for a special screening of ‘Night Shift’ and panel discussion about issues affecting the working life of women, with guest panellists Terina Cowan (Ministry of Pacific People), Fiona McNamara (Sexual Abuse Prevention Network), and Jess Stuart (author, coach, and organiser of ‘Women Supporting Women’ event).
Our speakers have professional backgrounds that address sexual harassment, pay inequality, racial and cultural conflicts, and bullying in the workplace. Everyone is welcome to take part in this open conversation addressing common themes for women in the workplace, and discuss how we can collectively work together to create greater equity, equality, and support for one another in our daily working lives.
‘Night Shift’ is an award-winning 2012 NZ short film directed by Zia Mandviwalla that featured in the Cannes Short Film Competition, Sydney Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, and the New York Film Festival.
Film screening at 6.30pm followed by the panel discussion at 6.45pm. Please feel free to join us from 6pm for drinks and nibbles before the event.
About the speakers:
Terina Cowan is a Chief Policy Advisor at Ministry of Pacific Peoples, and advises on policies and interventions that improve outcomes for Pacific Peoples. Her works helps bring the Pacific voice, perspective and understanding into policy, as guardians and the caretakers of Pacific knowledge, culture and identity.
Fiona McNamara is the Chief Executive at Sexual Abuse Prevention Network, an organisation that works with schools, workplaces and community groups to educate and create open dialogues about sexual harm and healthy relationships. Fiona is engaged in primary prevention nationally, and is the primary prevention portfolio holder for Tauiwi on the Paetakawaenga (Executive Committee) of TOAH-NNEST and represents the sector to government and other agencies.
Jess Stuart is an author, coach and international speaker. Her event ‘Women Supporting Women’ brings women together to share their wisdom and to help inspire, motivate and empower each other.