Women's week will start with high tea at "Claremont"
IN celebration of the inaugural Queensland Women's Week (QWW) Ipswich MP Jennifer Howard will host a high tea at the historic Ipswich home "Claremont" on Saturday, March 5.
Ms Howard said QWW, which runs from March 7-13 and incorporates International Women's Day on March 8, is a week dedicated to highlighting the achievements of women across Queensland.
The week's theme is "Good for her. Great for us. When women achieve, Queensland succeeds".
The high tea will feature Minister for Women and Youth and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, Shannon Fentiman, as the key note speaker.
"QWW also will also acknowledge the work that still needs to be done to achieve gender equality," Ms Howard said.
"Queensland Women's Week will be a fantastic celebration of the achievements of women and girls and acknowledge the proven benefits for all when women play an equal role in business, leadership and government," she said.
The cost to attend is $50 and all profits fom the will be donated to the Zonta Club of Ipswich.