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International Women's Day Breakfast

Event Name International Women's Day Breakfast
Start Date 11th Mar 2020 6:30am
End Date 11th Mar 2020 8:30am
Duration 2 hours
Description

Join Tasmania’s largest International Women’s Day event as we welcome a panel of some of Australia's most successful Olympians while raising funds and awareness for local Tasmanian medical research!

An inspirational group of women will take the stage at Wrest Point and share their stories in celebration of International Women's Day 2020.

We are thrilled to announce our first panellist, Louise Sauvage.

Louise dominated the sport of wheelchair track and road racing during her career winning a total of nine gold and four silver medals from four Paralympic Games. She represented Australian at three Olympic Games winning two gold and one bronze in the 800m women's wheelchair demonstration race – the highlight – Gold in front of 110,000 spectators in her home town at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. Louise is a Commonwealth Games Silver medalist and five time gold medalist at the IAAF World Athletic Championships. She recorded world records in every distance on the track from 100m to 5000m and has first place victories in some of the worlds most prestigious road races including four Boston Marathon titles.

More panellists will be announced in the coming weeks so watch this space!

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The RHH Research Foundation breakfast is the perfect opportunity to come together and celebrate amazing women all over the world all while raising vital funds for local medical research.

Venue

Wrest Point Casino
Sandy Bay

Find out more from the event organiser, the Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation.