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CEO Speech – Saluting Sydney Women 2019

CEO Speech – Saluting Sydney Women 2019

Women leaders from all walks of life gathered together to salute The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore at Sydney…

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Saluting Sydney Women 2019

Saluting Sydney Women 2019

Women leaders from all walks of life will gather together to salute The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore at…

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“Women’s Work” Campaign Shortlisted

“Women’s Work” Campaign Shortlisted

Vote now for ‘Women’s Work’ Last year, Sydney Women’s Fund Portrait III Research, found half of Sydney women earn less…

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Welcome Professor Larissa Behrendt to Board

Professor Larissa Behrendt is a Eualayai/Gamillaroi woman who holds the Chair of Indigenous Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning…

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Who took my gift bag?

Who took my gift bag?

In the spirit of International Women's Day, the generous Business Chicks donated your gift bag to a woman who needs…

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IWD2019 – Business Chicks

IWD2019 – Business Chicks

Business Chicks - International Women's Day 2019 Once again Business Chicks gathered an enthusiastic crowd for their annual International Women's…

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IWD2019 – Fearless

IWD2019 – Fearless

Art Gallery of NSW Fearless Program, in partnership with Sydney Women's Fund hosted an International Women's Day 2019 panel on 'Women…

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IWD2019 – Committee for Sydney

IWD2019 – Committee for Sydney

Pictured: (from left) Lyn Lewis-Smith CEO BE Sydney, Jane Jose CEO Sydney Community Foundation. Image credit: Committee for Sydney A…

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IWD2019 – CBA Women in Focus

IWD2019 – CBA Women in Focus

Aunty Millie Ingram shone like the star she is at @commbank’s Women in Focus #IWD19 eve party. Her forthright comments were fearless, uncensored…

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IWD2019 –  équilibre pour mieux

IWD2019 – équilibre pour mieux

International Women's Day 2019 - #BalanceforBetter French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry invited Jane Jose CEO Sydney Community Foundation…

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Sydney Community Foundation social enterprise partner WINS

Sydney Community Foundation and it's Sydney Women's Fund is delighted to announce Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, an integral partner of its…

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Highlights Saluting Sydney Women 2017 Ita Buttrose AO OBE

Highlights Saluting Sydney Women 2017 Ita Buttrose AO OBE

Watch Event Highlights Saluting Sydney Women 2017 Sydney Community Foundation's Sydney Women’s Fund, honoured Ita Buttrose AO OBE, at the 2017 Saluting Sydney…

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Iraqi women helped by SWF share their story of hope

Iraqi women helped by SWF share their story of hope

The Women's Friendship Sewing Circle is a life-changing program run by Fairfield Parent’s Café Inc(link is external). in Fairfield. The program allows refugee women to learn…

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Here’s how a cup of coffee can change a life

Here’s how a cup of coffee can change a life

Social Enterprise Employment - Top-Up Fund, Warwick Farm With Sydney Community Foundation, Sydney Women's Fund support, Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections has grown…

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9 reasons a designer Tote is making retail therapy, good for everyone

9 reasons a designer Tote is making retail therapy, good for everyone

Have you got your ‘Strong & Kind’ Tote? Ethically made by 9 refugee and migrant women in Western Sydney. You’ll…

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Empowering Women Changing Lives 2018, Parliament House

Empowering Women Changing Lives 2018, Parliament House

The Keeping Women Out of Prison CoalitionLearn more about The Keeping Women Out of Prison (KWOOP) Coalition, now a Sydney Community…

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Empowering Women Changing Lives 2017, Parliament House

Empowering Women Changing Lives 2017, Parliament House

The Keeping Women Out of Prison CoalitionEmpty section. Edit page to add content here.Learn more about The Keeping Women Out…

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Empowering Women, Changing Lives 2016 – Parliament House

Empowering Women, Changing Lives 2016 – Parliament House

The Keeping Women Out of Prison Coalition Learn more about The Keeping Women Out of Prison (KWOOP) Coalition, now a Sydney…

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This year, we saluted Wendy McCarthy AO, a woman of kindness and strength and a feminist who has helped the…

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2016 Maybanke Lecture: ‘Women & Work’

2016 Maybanke Lecture: ‘Women & Work’

“80% of women don’t want to work for another woman.”  Watch yesterday’s Studio10 interview of Sydney Women’s Fund Founder and…

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Sydney Women’s Fund Portrait II Launch

Sydney Women’s Fund Portrait II Launch

Thank you to all who attended this year’s Sydney Women’s Fund fundraising lunch at The Tilbury Hotel. This year we were proud to launch new research commissioned…

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Social Enterprise creating ethical fashion jobs

Social Enterprise creating ethical fashion jobs

The Clothes Box second-hand clothing Social Enterprise takes on a life of it’s own. Ronda-Lee, Manager at Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections (LNC) Heckenberg recently tested…

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CBA Women in Focus choose Sydney Women’s Fund

CBA Women in Focus choose Sydney Women’s Fund

A note from Sydney Community Foundation CEO, Jane Jose. I was so lucky to be invited as a guest to CBA’s Women…

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Education for Women in Prison – 2014

Education for Women in Prison – 2014

The Keeping Women Out of Prison Coalition (formerly WIPAN) supports education for women in prison and advocates for improved training…

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Women in Banking and Finance choose Sydney Women’s Fund

Women in Banking and Finance choose Sydney Women’s Fund

We are thrilled that Women In Banking and Finance have chosen to support the Sydney Women’s Fund as their cause. We…

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Saluting Sydney Women 2014

Saluting Sydney Women 2014

The inaugural Saluting Sydney Women is an annual event to pay tribute to great Sydney Women. In August 2014, the…

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G(irls)20 summit and philanthropy breakout session

G(irls)20 summit and philanthropy breakout session

On August 25th & 26th, G(irls)20 Summit 2014 took place at the Sydney Opera House.  Featuring Australian and global experts,…

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Power of Film – Giving Voice to Single Mothers

Power of Film – Giving Voice to Single Mothers

We are partnering with the National Council for Single Mothers and their Children, Film Stretch, The Snow Foundation, and Documentary Australia Foundation…

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