Chiou See Anderson Announced as Headliner at UN Women Australia's
International Women’s Day event live on stage in Brisbane on 8 March.
[Brisbane, 06 February 2024] - UN Women Australia welcomes Chiou See Anderson, President of the National Council of Women Australia, to their International Women’s Day speaker line-up, live from Brisbane.
An inaugural member of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Women’s Economic Equality Taskforce, and Founder and Operator of Element Retirement Villages, Chiou See will share valuable insights on business leadership and female-led entrepreneurship, advancing women’s economic inclusion and empowerment, and shaping gender policies and care economies.
Advancing gender equality both in Australia and globally, Ms Anderson is a board member of the International Council of Women and Head of Delegation for W20, an official G20 engagement group established to ensure gender considerations are included in the G20 Leaders Declaration.
“Chiou See’s expertise and commitment to women’s economic empowerment aligns perfectly with the theme, ‘Count Her In’. We’re honoured to have her join us,” said Simone Clarke, CEO, UN Women Australia.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2024 is ‘Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress’, based on the priority theme for the United Nations 68th Commission on the Status of Women, exploring the pathways to greater economic inclusion for women and girls everywhere.
Chiou See Anderson joins an inspiring speaker line-up for UN Women Australia’s International Women’s Day events in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth. The events will also feature an exclusive virtual presentation from Michele Bullock, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, engaging in a rare conversation about her passion for inclusion, diversity and belonging, and her perspectives on diverse and equal leadership. A live virtual stream of all events will also be available on Friday, 8 March 2024. For details and tickets, please visit iwd.net.au.
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Count Her In: Key Statistics
Around 2.4 billion women of working age are not afforded equal economic opportunity as men1
Nearly 1 in 3 adolescent girls from the poorest households around the world has never been to school2
More than 342 million women and girls could be living below the poverty line by 20303
An additional $360 billion per year is needed to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment 4Only 26% of countries have a comprehensive system to track gender-budget allocations5
About UN Women Australia
UN Women Australia is a non-profit organisation committed to achieving gender equality for all women, empowering them to contribute their unique knowledge and skills to help create a better world for themselves, their families and their communities. Working in over 100 countries across the globe, UN Women runs vital programs that provide women and girls access to technology, training programs and safe spaces, empowering women and girls to obtain an education, become leaders in their community and build a brighter, more equal future for us all.
External Engagement Manager
UN Women Australia