IEU Event

International Women's Day 2015

The IEU IWD celebrations called for sharing and cakes a plenty.

IEU Assistant Secretary and Women's Organiser Pam Smith outlines some of the work done by the IEU, together with Cassandra Gibbs, Kate Hepworth and IEU Organiser Ann-Maree McEwan.

Kate Hepworth from APHEDA spoke about APHEDA's Organising with Women programs in the Solomon Islands.Cassandra Gibbs spoke at the IEU International Women's Day event; she shared her story and her work.

Cassandra is a Gamilaraay woman from Goodooga, in north-western NSW who has been working with the Edmund Rice Centre since 1999 as the Indigenous Education Officer. In this role Cassandra coordinates the Centre's immersion, Indigenous education and reconciliation programs which explore Aboriginal culture through relationships and dialogue.

A gifted artist, Cassandra painted the central thematic piece of artwork for the International Edmund Rice Network Youth Justice Gathering held in Sydney in August 2008.