Events

  • 3 Feb
    2011
    Coordinator
    “Eye on Afghanistan” Photographic exhibition: 3 Feb to 12 March 2011
    Huw Davies Gallery, PhotoAccess Canberra
  • 5 Feb
    2011
    Open Day of events: Photographer’s talks; music; food; wine & folk band
    PhotoAccess (next to Manuka Pool)
  • 8 Feb
    2011
    Host / Facilitator
    Panel discussion – “The Children of Afghanistan” 8 Feb 2011, hosted by Save the Children Australia
    National Press Club, Canberra
  • 20 Feb
    2011
    Co-Host
    TROPFEST, The World’s Largest Short Film Festival. Sunday 20th Feb 2011
    Hosted by Virginia & Ross Solly at Stage 88 Commonwealth Park, Canberra
  • 4 Mar
    2011
    MC
    UN Women (UNIFEM) International Women’s Day lunch, 4th March 2011: 100th Anniversary of IWD
    Canberra Convention Centre
  • 8 Mar
    2011
    MC
    International Women’s Day launch of ‘UN Women Australia’
    Government House, Canberra 10.30am
  • 8 Mar
    2011
    MC
    International Women’s Day, Breakfast 8th March: ACT Women’s Services Network
    Kamberra Wine Company, Lynham
  • 9 Mar
    2011
    Speaker
    Australian Institute of International Affairs, International Women’s Day panel
    9th March Stephen House, Canberra
  • 11 Mar
    2011
    Speaker
    10 x 10 Canberra Stories: celebrating 100 years of International Women’s Day
    11th March: CMAG Canberra Museum and Gallery
  • 11 Apr
    2011
    MC/Steering Committee member
    Australia Forum: MC Canberra launch of the Steering Committee’s Scoping Study
    11 April 2011, National Gallery of Australia
  • 13 Apr
    2011
    MC
    Brilliant Idea MC: ACT Microcredit Program for Women on Low Incomes. Brilliant Idea – 1 Year on..
    13th April Questacon, Canberra
  • 6 May
    2011
    Keynote Speaker
    AIOP Australian Institute of Office Professionals annual Breakfast
    Boathouse, Canberra
  • 14 May
    2011
    Guest Speaker
    Launch of “Gosia & Green: Body of Work and Play”
    14 May 2011 Watson Arts Centre, Canberra
  • 19 May
    2011
    MC
    Red Shield Appeal Launch – Business Breakfast: Salvation Army
    Hyatt Hotel, Canberra
  • 28 May
    2011
    Guest Speaker
    Young UN Women Australia: “Young Womens Leadership Forum”
    University House, ANU
  • 5 Jun
    2011
    MC
    An afternoon of song! Fundraiser for Chikankata Hospital, Zambia. Sunday 2.30pm.
    The Salvation Army Citadel in Tuggeranong
  • 7 Jun
    2011
    Moderator
    Forum on Public and Citizen Diplomacy: AIIA, ANU & DFAT: Moderator – “Recommendations for Citizen Diplomacy” 1.30pm 7 June
    6-7 JUNE 2011 Hedley Bull Centre ANU
  • 14 Jun
    2011
    MC and Interviewer
    Virginia in Conversation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
    14 June 2011, Canberra Convention Centre
  • 18 Jun
    2011
    MC
    Indigo Foundation Dinner MC: Fundraiser for Borjegai Village, Ghazni province, Afghanistan
    18th June 2011 Legends Restaurant, Manuka Canberra
  • 29 Jun
    2011
    Facilitator
    APSC Executive Level Leadership Network Annual Forum Facilitator: “The Obstacles of Leadership, contemporary Government Challenges – Emergency Response”
    29 June, National Convention Center, Canberra
  • 8 Jul
    2011
    Keynote Speaker
    The Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium: Keynote speaker – “Does Gender make a Difference?”
    8th July 2011,Canberra
  • 14 Jul
    2011
    Q&A Host
    Asia Pacific Week Q&A: Where is Asia headed?
    14th July 2011: ANU, Canberra
  • 2 Aug
    2011
    Adjudicator
    The 2011 APS Great Debate 2 – Graduates Vs Dept Secretaries: “Is Gen Y going to ‘rock’ because the Baby Boomers are going to ‘roll’?” Virginia adjudicates!
    2nd August, Canberra Theatre
  • 4 Aug
    2011
    Host / Facilitator
    “Women and Leadership: Does Gender make a Difference?”; panel discussion hosted by Virginia as part of the ANZSOG Institute for Governance Celebration of Women in the Public Sector
    4th August, National Press Club, Canberra
  • 22 Aug
    2011
    Panel Guest Speaker
    Commonwealth Women in Politics w.comm: Panel discussion – Women Politicians and the Media.
    22 August Parliament House Canberra
  • 5 Sep
    2011
    MC and Panel Facilitator
    Accelerating Gender Equality Summit: UN Women global meeting of National Committees. Virginia to MC and facilitate panel discussion – “Putting Gender into Development”.
    5 September, University of Sydney.
  • 14 Oct
    2011
    Facilitator
    ACFID Annual Council – Virginia to facilitate Plenary Session; “Tough Love for the Aid Sector”
    13-14 October, Rydges Lakeside, Canberra
  • 15 Oct
    2011
    Speaker
    Young UN Women Australia: Spring Campaign “Pacific Rhythms Gala Fund Raiser – Guest Speaker
    Saturday 15 October at the Hellenic Club, Canberra
  • 26 Oct
    2011
    Host
    Canberra International Film Festival CIFF
    26 Oct - 6 Nov 2011; Dendy, Civic & Arc, National Film & Sound Archive, Canberra
  • 27 Oct
    2011
    Facilitator
    CHOGM 2011: Virginia to facilitate panel discussion “Empowering Women to Lead”, hosted by the PM Julia Gillard
    27 October, Perth:Trinidad & Tobago PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar; Bangladesh PM Sheikh Haisna; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala MP Nigera; Fiame Naomi Mata'afa MP Samoa; Baroness Catherine Ashton EU.
  • 4 Nov
    2011
    Interviewer
    Candid Reflections from Inspiring Australian Public Sector Leaders
    4th November, Hellenic Club, Canberra
  • 8 Nov
    2011
    Reading Ambassador
    Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge 2011 Award Ceremony
    Canberra
  • 10 Nov
    2011
    MC
    ACT Chief Minister’s Inclusion Awards
    Gandal Hall, National Gallery of Australia
  • 29 Nov
    2011
    Guest Speaker
    University of Canberra Annual Staff Awards
    University of Canberra