Aboriginal Greens Senator Lidia Thorpe spoke with Torres Strait Islander woman Kat Henaway in an online Zoom conversation organised by Women for Election Australia.
In 2020, Women for Election Australia Director, Kat Henaway interviewed Lidia Thorpe, Greens Senator for Victoria. In this recorded conversation, Lidia’s inspires us with her story of her journey to the senate and her strength and vision.
We launched Politics in Colour in 2020 with these amazing women of colour politicians. Watch the video of our interview with the inspirational Shadow Minister Linda Burney, Senator Mehreen Faruqi, Kaushaliya Vaghela MP and Jenny Leong MP.
Six women. Six generations.
Generation Women celebrates and amplifies women’s voices and creativity. Each month, six women of note read an original piece on a theme. Of those women, one is in her 20s, her 30s, her 40s, her 50s, her 60s, and her 70s+.
Women's Business supported the March 4 Justice organisers to ensure that Indigenous women were represented at some of their marches. March4Justice events occurred across the country after weeks of distressing allegations that include alleged rapes inside Parliament House. Dunghutti woman Marie Barbaric said "...she knew the system did not work for women in general and especially women of colour.'
In May 2021, we launched the first in a series of Political Candidate Training Workshops for Women of Colour. Sponsored by Trawalla Foundation and Women's Leadership Institute Australia, our one day workshops teach women of colour 'how to get elected'.
Women of Colour Australia is a newly established not-for-profit organisation run by women of colour for women of colour. Get to know, learn from and celebrate some of Australia’s most prominent and most inspiring Women of Colour from a wide array of backgrounds and lived experiences.
Our Director, Kat Henaway a panellist at this year's Women & Leadership Australia Sydney Symposium. Held at Shangri La Hotel in The Rocks, this event promises to lift the spirits of all women in attendance. Scholarships are available for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women.