The University of Queensland Institutes, the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) and Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), invite you to a talk by Mrs Raynuha Sinnathamby, Managing Director of Springfield City Group, the development group behind award-winning satellite city, Greater Springfield to celebrate International Women’s Day. 

Mrs Raynuha Sinnathamby will be joined by Dr Sallyanne Atkinson AO (former Lord Mayor of Brisbane), Dr Dee Gibbon (Associate Director, Workplace Diversity and Inclusion), Dr Barbara George-Jaeggli (Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) researcher), and Dr Rebecca San Gil (Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) researcher) for a lively panel discussion.
Lunch will be provided on the QBI Terrace following the formal proceedings.

Date: Wednesday 6th March
Venue: QBI, Building 79, The University of Queensland, St Lucia
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm, followed by lunch until 1:00pm 
RSVP is essential: REGISTER HERE

Please note this is a free event however registrations are necessary.
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About the speaker 

Mrs Raynuha Sinnathamby is Managing Director of Springfield City Group, the development group behind award-winning satellite city, Greater Springfield. After graduating from The University of Queensland (UQ) with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws, she practised property law before joining the Springfield City Group in 1998 as Director of Corporate and in 2013 she was appointed Managing Director. In an industry that is under-represented by women, Sinnathamby has excelled in her career in property development.

Raynuha has served as President of the Queensland Division of the Property Council of Australia and sat on the Board of the National Board of the Property Council of Australia. A champion of diversity, she is a strong supporter of the Property Council of Australia’s gender diversity initiatives. Under her leadership, the group has seen a large percentage of executive women take up roles in the development industry. Her expertise has seen her receive the Women in Development Award for Strategic Management in 2006.

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About International Women's Day

International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. 
Each year the Queensland Brain Institute hosts an event to celebrate women in science, education and industry. Progress towards gender parity is slow and QBI and The University of Queensland are discussing issues surrounding inequality to bring awareness and change. 
The University of Queensland is excited to be a part of the national SAGE Pilot of the Athena SWAN program to address and improve gender equity in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) disciplines. Forty-five Australian organisations, including universities, medical research institutions and government research institutions, are involved in the SAGE Pilot of Athena SWAN.

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