Congratulations to our Bright Sparks!

Thank you for participating in our inaugural Bright Sparks Event

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Congratulations to our Award winners

Who Has Started the Fire?

Liann Taffe from the Wariga Ngurra Aboriginal Women and Children’s Refuge in Newcastle is an inspirational advocate, fighting for women’s right to live free form violence. She has pioneered the white ribbon ‘Walk a Mile, Koori Style’ project.

Who has Warmed our Hearts?

Dixie Link-Gordon, a prominent figure in the Indigenous Women’s Rights sector she has been instrumental in many campaigns, projects and activities that advocate for zero tolerance of violence against women.

Who Has Enlightened Us?

Maha Abdo, executive director of the Sydney Muslim Women’s Association, has often been referred to as the de-facto voice for Muslim women. Her continual advocacy, determination and humility have seen her earn a number of prestigious awards in recognition of her commitment to a community free from violence and discrimination.

Award Winners

Liann Taffe and Dixie Link-Gordon

Our Award winners were presented with a certificate, a book voucher and a spa treatment voucher.

We extend special thanks to the ASU, Federation Press and Nature’s Energy for contributing these prizes.

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Fundraising

We raised $1,000 with the raffle! Thank you for buying tickets.

This, along with generous donations from Colins Biggers and Paisley Lawyers and donations from our Foundation members will enable us to employ an Aboriginal community access worker for one-day a week till the end of the year.

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Future Bright Sparks

The WLS NSW Bright Sparks will run again in 2016 so start thinking about inspiring and passionate women that deserve a nomination next year.

We hope you enjoyed this event as much as we did.

Special thanks to our sponsors who have supported this event and the fundraising campaign.
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