Launch of "Beneath the Surface" Exhibition by Tiffanie Brown, Peter Ranyard, Peter Rohen

27th March 6pm: M16 Artspace, Canberra >>

Spanish Film Festival: Q&A with Alex Gonzalez

Sunday 4th May 12pm: Palace Electric Cinema, New Acton, Canberra >>
Virginia Haussegger

 

Virginia is the face of ABC TV News in Canberra. She is an award winning journalist, writer and commentator whose extensive media career spans more than 20 years.

Virginia’s outspoken views on women, and their place in contemporary society, have been widely debated in the Australian media. Her seminal article on feminism and childlessness was ranked by The Age newspaper  as among the most significant opinion pieces published in its 150 year history. Her book Wonder Woman: The myth of 'having it all' was launched by Julia Gillard at the National Press Club in 2005.

Virginia’s work has taken her around the world, reporting for Australia’s leading current affairs programs.

In 2009 she travelled to Afghanistan to highlight the plight of women and children. And in 2011 curated the exhibition "Eye On Afghanistan".

A highly sought after Speaker, MC and Facilitator, Virginia regularly addresses corporate and government forums on women, power and leadership.

In 2010 she was elected to the board of UN Women  Australia; and received an honorary appointment as Adjunct Professor in the ANZSOG Institute for Governance at the University of Canberra. 

Virginia is Patron of Save The Children ACT, and sits on the board of the Canberra International Film Festival, in addition to a busy portfolio of community and charity engagements.

 

 

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