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Women and Finance: Addressing the Gendered Split in Indicators of Economic Security – Community Lead(her)s Seminar

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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This event is brought to you by CBR Gals Network in partnership with the ACT Office for Women and aMBUSH Gallery at ANU.

Since 2018, the CBR Gals Network has served over 10,000 Canberrans. Our mission is to consciously connect and advance Canberran women and their businesses.

About this event

Join us on the 27th of May from 6-9pm for an interactive evening of networking, panels, and keynote speeches, hosted at ANU Kambri aMBUSH Gallery. We’ll have a rich discussion surrounding why economic self-actualisation is a necessary tool to respond to the various economic needs of women, and the tools available to those residing in the Canberra region.

Gendered job loss rates through COVID-19 were 1.8 times higher for women than their male counterparts. Jobs which women disproportionately perform are 19% more at risk than male ones simply because women are disproportionately represented in sectors negatively affected by the COVID-19 crisis. 

Acknowledging these statistics, this event will present two keynote speeches that traverse topics such as how best to maximize personal savings and superannuation, improved financial planning and literacy skills, and how to make flexible work happen in every workplace, whilst acknowledging the intersectionality and diverse needs of women. These will be followed by a panel discussion.

The recommended ticket cost will cover nibbles and a glass of wine following the event, while we mingle in classic CBR Gals style. Complimentary tickets are available for all university students. Use code “UNI” at checkout. Terms apply. 

Any money donated beyond the recommended ticket price will go to Vinnies to support those in need.


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About the series

The CBR Gals has partnered with ACT Women to deliver the Community Lead(her)s Worksop Series, a five-part event series that gives the Canberra community an opportunity to learn from community leaders over a 12 month period on all five of the ACT Government’s priority areas. These areas include (1) Health and Wellbeing, (2) Safety, (3) Housing and Homelessness, (4) Economic Security, and (5) Leadership.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? All ages are welcome to attend. Our age ranges typically from 19 – 65. Must be 18+ to drink alcoholic beverages.

Are discounted tickets available?

For university students, please use code UNI at checkout for a complimentary ticket. Uni students must present their university IDs at the door for entry to the event.

What does my ticket cover?

The ticket covers nibbles and a complimentary glass of bubbles. In typical CBR Gals flare, you can also expect an afternoon with activities to help you connect to like-minded gals in the Canberra community.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? There is plenty of parking but we recommend rideshare or carpool!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please e-mail us at enquiries@cbrgals.com.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Nope!

Want to sponsor this event, donate something for swag bags/giveaways, or vend? E-mail Krishaa at enquiries@cbrgals.com


The CBR Gals Network
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aMBUSH Gallery Kambri
The Australian National University, Level 2, Building 153 Kambri Cultural Centre
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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(02) 6249 7147
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