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Women in Medicine Breakfast: Leading lights - Inspirational women in medicine

Date: Thursday 7th Sep 2017
Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)
Start time: 7am
End time: 9am
Cost: Individual registrations start at $70 | Group bookings (Table of ten) start at $650
Women in Medicine - Leading lights: Inspirational women in medicine

Explore the power of change at this inspirational breakfast. Commentated by respected media identity Melissa Watter of Sequel PR, meet these inspiring women in medicine who have blazed a trail throughout their lives, personally and professionally.

Dr Bronwyn King, Radiation Oncologist, has taken on big tobacco, encouraging over 33 of the big superannuation funds to divest themselves of tobacco shares - an incredible achievement on top of her role in medicine.

Dr Homa Forotan arrived in Australia as a refugee, after her family fled Afghanistan. 2008’s Young Queenslander of the Year, Dr Forotan is now a junior physician at Princess Alexandra Hospital studying cardiology, and works tirelessly in the Brisbane community advocating for refugees.

Dr Nikki Blackwell was a Specialist in palliative care and the Director of the Emergency Department in Mount Isa. She also worked for many years for Medicins Sans Frontiers in humanitarian emergencies in Haiti, Pakistan, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Bandah Aceh, Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Iraq, Iran and Jordan.

Join our panel of incredible women in medicine for an inspiring morning about leaning in, leading the charge, and making a difference.

Click on the brochure above to find out more and register today.

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