MEMBERS of the Gympie Zonta Club are thrilled to have Deputy President Deirdre Swan, Queensland Industrial Relation Commission and Fair Work Australia, as guest speaker at their International Women's Day Breakfast on March 8 at the Mary River Motor Inn.
Deputy President Swan will draw from her extensive legal career to address breakfast guests on the 2012 IWD theme of Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures.
Tales of rising through the ranks to achieve her current position, along with some of the trials and tribulations of being in traditionally male dominated areas such as unionism and the legal profession, should provide inspiration for other women and girls.
Since Deputy President Swan currently serves as panel head with other state government bodies and has held many public positions, including guest lecturer at Brisbane universities, breakfast guests will be treated to a most informative and entertaining presentation. She has been a guest speaker at many government, industry and legal seminars.
Tickets for this annual fundraiser can be purchased from Tuesday February 13 at either the Muster Office or the Apron Shop. Cost is $30, which includes a hot breakfast. Seating is limited, so intending guests will need to purchase tickets early.