Women’s Plans Foundation’s 2021 Symposium theme is
With two speakers in vital fields working on practical solutions.
Meet Penelope Fotheringham, BMedSci, MBBS (Hons), MPH, FRANZCOG, an Obstetrician/Gynaecologist working through Public Health to gain community systems which capture all the needs in women’s health. Please see a short interview with Dr Penelope Fotheringham and Alice Oppen AOM. https://youtu.be/VgdcP0I5W-U
Meet Alison Crook AO, FALIA, Deputy Chancellor Monash University, Company Director on boards including IBM Aust, LendLease Corp Financial Services, St James Ethics Centre. Alison is Founder and Chair of Enova Community Energy, retailing renewable energy and distributing half its profits to community needs. Please see a short interview with Alison Crook AO and Alice Oppen AOM. https://youtu.be/vUKZGyXfE_M
Is it remarkable that both of these women are solving the pressing problems of the world by developing community-based solutions that can be applied again and again, rural and remote, here and overseas? Not industrial scale, expensive, time-taking… but common sense now?
Can women’s leadership generate change?