The City of Marion is bringing together
the local business community next week for a networking evening to mark International
Women’s Day and “embrace equity”.
The March 6 event is being hosted by the
Marion Business Hub from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Mitchell Park Sports and Community
Centre. Registrations close Friday, March 3.
A panel of speakers including Rebecca
Paris from the Australian Native Food Co and Marielba Bortone from Sparkling
Productions will be sharing stories about their careers and leadership
Deputy Mayor Raelene Telfer and the City
of Marion’s Citizen of the Year for 2022, Pauline Glover, will also talk about
their volunteer work within the Marion community.
International Women's Day is officially on
March 8 and is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and
political achievements of women.
The day also marks a call to action for
accelerating gender parity. This year’s theme is ‘#embraceequity’ and the call
to understand the difference between equity and equality.
The Marion Business Hub is organising its
March 6 International Women’s Day event to bring together residents and
business representatives from across the Council.
Tickets for the evening of networking,
food and drinks cost $10. Please RSVP with Eventbrite by Friday, 3 March 2023.
of Marion Deputy Mayor Raelene Telfer is committed
to the residents in the Warriparinga Ward. Raelene is proud of her work with
sports clubs, the neighbourhood centre and Council to build the Mitchell Park
Sports and Community Centre. As council liaison, Raelene enjoys supporting the South
Adelaide Basketball Club, Dover Dog Club, Cosgrove Hall, the RSL and Bowling
Club. Raelene brings to Council strong experience in financial, environmental
and urban planning to Council decisions.
- Rebecca Paris is the Founder and Managing Director of
Australian Native Food Co. Located at Westfield Marion, Australian Native Food
Co, is committed to creating unique, flavoursome and nutritious foods using the
finest of Australia's native ingredients. In 2022, Rebecca was awarded as the
South Australian Telstra Best of Business Award Winner for the Building
Bortone, from Sparking Production is a mumpreneur and marketing and
advertising professional, focusing her energy to create and coordinate
world-class events in her adopted home down under. Having developed a
successful career in event management, Marielba moved to Adelaide in 2011
starting her business while volunteering for Radio Adelaide. She has
partnered with organisations such as Marion City Council, Adelaide University,
Rotary Club, Relationships Australia, and Adelaide Council’s “Splash Adelaide”.
- Pauline Glover was the City of Marion’s Citizen of the
Year for 2022. Pauline has been part of the leadership team and a zone
councillor for VIEW clubs in the southern region. VIEW (Voices Interests
Education of Women) is a volunteer group that partners with The Smith Family
charity. For more than a decade Pauline has also been the coordinator of Rugs
With Love. Pauline is also a Life Member of the Australian College of Midwives,
honouring her 40 years of service to midwifery.
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