Events

  • 6 Mar
    2013
    Host
    “The Gender Agenda”: Virginia to Facilitate the annual IWD UN Women Forum
    "The Gender Agenda": Virginia to Facilitate the annual IWD UN Women Forum with panelists Minister Tanya Plibersek; Deputy Opposition Leader, Julie Bishop and UN Women Exec Dir, Julie McKay NATIONAL PRESS CLUB - LIVE BROADCAST ON ABC1
  • 7 Mar
    2013
    Guest Speaker
    Catholic Ladies College, International Women’s Day Address
    CLC, ELTHAM, MELBOURNE
  • 8 Mar
    2013
    MC
    UN Women International Women’s Day Lunch
    UN Women International Women's Day Lunch featuring guest speaker PNG's Justice Catherine Davani CANBERRA CONVENTION CENTRE
  • 8 Mar
    2013
    MC
    Celebrating 100 Years of Canberra’s Women: ACT Women’s Services Network IWD Breakfast
    CIT, REID, CANBERRA
  • 18 Mar
    2013
    Facilitator
    Women and the Arab Spring: The Inaugural Australian Arab Women’s Dialogue
    5.30PM, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • 20 Mar
    2013
    Host
    “Raising Women’s Voices in an Evolving Arab World”
    "Raising Women's Voices in an Evolving Arab World" - Prominent Arab women leaders in discussion with Virginia at the National Press Club Live broadcast ABC1 12.30pm, NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, CANBERRA
  • 21 Mar
    2013
    Facilitator - Interviewer
    “Women Changing Media in a Changing World”
    "Women Changing Media in a Changing World": Virginia to host the Walkley's Media Talks with four inspring Arab Women Leaders. 6.30PM AT THE STATE LIBRARY OF NSW
  • 7 Apr
    2013
    Panelist
    “All About Women”
    "All About Women": Panelist Speaker on 'Children? No thanks!' and 'How to Fail!' THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
  • 28 Apr
    2013
    Guest Lecture
    “First Ladies – Significant Australian Women 1913-2013”
    Virginia to deliver a guest lecture on the photographic portrait of HE Gov Gen Quentin Bryce. NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
  • 1 May
    2013
    MC
    Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal ACT Launch
    HYATT HOTEL, CANBERRA
  • 9 May
    2013
    Chair/ Facilitator
    Virginia to Chair ABC Big Ideas panel discussion
    "Aid in Asia Pacific: Who needs it? Who Pays?" Virginia to Chair ABC Big Ideas panel discussion 6PM, MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY
  • 14 May
    2013
    Facilitator
    White Ribbon International Conference 2013
    Virginia to Chair Plenary Panel "Engaging workplaces in building gender equality and ending violence against women". PYRMONT, SYDNEY
  • 28 May
    2013
    Guest Speaker
    ACT Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge
    NAMADGI SCHOOL, CANBERRA
  • 16 Jun
    2013
    MC
    National Awards for Local Government 2013: Category Awards Ceremony
    MURAL HALL, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA
  • 16 Jun
    2013
    MC
    Australian Council of Local Government Dinner
    Hosted by Prime Minister Julia Gillard & Min Anthony Albanese GREAT HALL, PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA
  • 17 Jun
    2013
    MC
    Canberra Refugee Support Scholarship Presentations
    THEO NOTARAS MULTICULTURAL CENTRE
  • 17 Jun
    2013
    Guest Speaker
    Narrabundah College
    CANBERRA
  • 21 Jun
    2013
    Guest Speaker
    Learning Options for Women: CIT Graduation Ceremony
    PHILLIP CAMPUS
  • 22 Jun
    2013
    Guest Interviewer
    Spanish Film Festival: Q&A with Mexican Director Natalia Beristain
    2PM SATURDAY PALACE ELECTRIC CINEMA, ACTON
  • 26 Jun
    2013
    Chair/ Facilitator
    APSC Executive Level Leadership Forum: “Engaging for the Future” panel discussion
    CANBERRA, SOUTHERN CROSS CLUB, WODEN.
  • 29 Jun
    2013
    MC
    “Mahalir Sakthi- Women’s Power” Indigo Foundation fundraising dinner
    "Mahalir Sakthi- Women's Power" Indigo Foundation fundraising dinner for India's Dalit women from the slums of Madurai, Tamil Nadu NATIONAL PRESS CLUB
  • 16 Jul
    2013
    Speaker
    “She Leads”: YWCA Young Women’s Leadership Program
    CANBERRA
  • 23 Jul
    2013
    Facilitator
    Boardlinks Annual Forum
    BoardLinks: Supporting Women into Leadership and onto Government Boards VIRGINIA TO HOST BOARDLINKS ANNUAL FORUM GANDEL HALL, NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA
  • 25 Jul
    2013
    Facilitator
    “Not Yet 50/50: Barriers to the Progress of Senior Women in the APS”
    "Not Yet 50/50: Barriers to the Progress of Senior Women in the APS": ANZSOG Institute for Governance, Report Launch and Panel discussion. OLD PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA
  • 13 Sep
    2013
    MC
    Launch of Floriade 2013. This year’s theme – “Beautiful Innovation”
    Virginia to MC the Launch of Floriade 2013. This year's theme - "Beautiful Innovation". COMMONWEALTH PARK, CANBERRA
  • 21 Sep
    2013
    Patron Save the Children Annual Fundraising Dinner
    NATIONAL PRESS CLUB
  • 27 Sep
    2013
    Speaker
    Afghanistan Embassy Luncheon and Introduction to “Mahboba’s Promise”
    AFGHANISTAN EMBASSY RESIDENCE, CANBERRA
  • 14 Oct
    2013
    Faciitator
    Panel discussion – Carers Australia
    NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, CANBERRA
  • 27 Oct
    2013
    Interviewer
    “The Misogyny Factor” – women, power, sexism and language
    Join Virginia In Conversation with leading journalist and writer Anne Summers, as they discuss "The Misogyny Factor" - women, power, sexism and language. NATIONAL LIBRARY OF AUSTRALIA, 3PM
  • 30 Oct
    2013
    Canberra International Film Festival
    CANBERRA
  • 4 Nov
    2013
    Interviewer
    “Battle of the Sexes” – Canberra International Film Festival
    Join Virginia In Conversation with Rich Pascal to discuss sexism, gender battles, and bad tennis! DENDY CINEMA, CIVIC, 6.30PM, FOLLOWING THE FILM
  • 13 Nov
    2013
    Host - Interviewer
    “Candid Reflections” 2013: Australian Public Service Commission’s Graduate event series
    HELLENIC CLUB, WODEN
  • 14 Nov
    2013
    Ambassador and Interviewer
    ACT Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge Awards
    NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA
  • 19 Nov
    2013
    Facilitator
    ANZSOG Executive Fellows Program: Panel forum, “Politics, the Media and Public Management”
    CANBERRA
  • 28 Nov
    2013
    Host / Facilitator
    “Murray Darling Rivers: Can Indigenous Stories re-shape 21st Century Policy?”. A public forum hosted by the ANZSOG Institute for Governance
    NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, CANBERRA