ACBC Vic | International Women’s Day Forum and High Tea 2024

14 Dec 2023

Join us on March 7 2024 in celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women both in Australia and around the world at one of Melbourne’s largest International Women’s Day events.

ACBC Victoria warmly invites you to celebrate International Women’s Day 2024 with a special High Tea at The Langham in Melbourne with the ACBC community and an esteemed panel of speakers.

We are excited to return in 2024 to celebrate the spirit and success of all women and reflect on progress made towards Invest in women: Accelerate progress.

Hear from our panel of speakers including Director of Marketing in Tema Moda, Caterina Nesci; Founder of Australia China Arts Foundation, Yashian Schauble; and Owner & Winemaker of Octtave and Susuro Wines, Nikki Palun. They will discuss their journeys to follow their passions and how they have succeeded as leading entrepreneurs in the fields of the arts, fashion and winemaking.

You will have the opportunity to participate in an interactive conversation with the speakers, moderated by ACBC Victoria CEO Virginia Birrell, and enjoy afternoon high tea while networking and celebrating the successes of each other and women across the globe.

Tickets are selling fast so secure your spot below!

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 7 March 2024
Venue: Alto Room at the Langham Melbourne — 1 Southgate Ave, Southbank VIC 3006
Time: 1:30pm for 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Individual Tickets: $155 for ACBC Members and $185 for General Admission excluding GST & Booking fees

Members Corporate Table of 8​: $1,230 excluding GST & Booking fees

Non-Members Corporate Table of 8​: $1,470 excluding GST & Booking fees

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Event Partner:

Celina is the founding Managing Director of two related educational organisations in Melbourne, GBCA (vocational) and EIA (higher education). Under her leadership, GBCA and EIA have become vibrant and growing private education providers. She is also the winner of 2023 Asian-Australian Leadership Awards (Education, Science, and Medicine category) and 2023 Australia-China Economic Trade & Investment Expo Awards (Young Talent).

Celina has also been actively contributing to a range of public, academic, and not-for-profit sectors in her leadership roles, which include Member of International Education Advisory Council, Government of Victoria and Associate of Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies, The University of Melbourne. Celina received the prestigious RMIT University Doctoral Research Excellence Prize in 2014, and is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a graduate of the Australia-China Association of Scientists and Entrepreneurs (ACASE).


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