Jazmeen Payne

Jazmeen is the Senior Events and Marketing Officer at YWCA Canberra.


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  • 5 December 2019: The model minority and the price of speaking out

    She Leads In-Conversation events provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries, in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session and networking. Advocacy has long been a means used to directly influence contentious Australian public policy. As a result of advocates, there have been some significant […]

  • 8 November 2019: She Leads Diploma – Five quick questions with Sonia Di Mezza

    Sonia Di Mezza is the Deputy CEO of the ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service (ADACAS). She holds a Masters of International Law majoring in human rights, is a solicitor and has worked for the past twenty years as a human rights lawyer, both internationally and in Australia. Below Sonia reflects on her experience […]

  • 30 September 2019: The power of story

    She Leads In-Conversation events provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries, in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session and networking. These events are in partnership with the University of Canberra, who like YWCA Canberra, are WGEA certified and share our vision of women’s empowerment. […]

  • 22 May 2019: Decolonising the Australian criminal justice system with Magistrate Louise Taylor

    She Leads In-Conversation events provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries, in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session and networking. These events are in partnership with the University of Canberra, who like YWCA Canberra, are WGEA certified and share our vision of women’s empowerment. Through this, […]

  • 26 March 2019: You(th) Can Change the World, at the She Leads College Conference

    The 2019 She Leads College Conference was a one-day leadership event for young women, including female and non-binary people, in years 11 and 12. The event, held Wednesday 20 March at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre, engaged more than 100 young women to explore and hone their leadership identity and values, as […]

  • 26 March 2019: What are your leadership, career or innovator goals? Do you have them? Gen Z Does!

    YWCA Canberra’s She Leads College Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female-identifying and non-binary people, aged 16-18 and is designed to help them discover their personal leadership strengths and how to reach their goals. As part of our recent She Leads College Conference, held 20 March at the University of Canberra’s […]

  • 7 March 2019: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2019 through Voices for Change

    Our 2019 International Women’s Day event was held at the ACT Legislative Assembly on Wednesday 6 March. The event marked the launch of Voices for Change, a collaborative media project between DVCS and YWCA Canberra, that works with women (Advocates) who have experienced family and domestic violence. Voices for Change aims to draw attention to […]

  • 5 March 2019: Slacktivism and becoming a better ally with Sally Rugg

    Our She Leads In-Conversation events provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries, in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session and networking. These events are in partnership with the University of Canberra, who like YWCA Canberra, are WGEA certified and share our vision of women’s empowerment. Through […]

  • 28 February 2019: 2019 She Leads College– 5 Quick Questions with Georgia Maq

    The annual She Leads College Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female and non-binary people, in years 11 and 12. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 20 March 2019. In this interview, we talk to Georgia Maq, one of our panellists at […]

  • 23 November 2018: Language, Misogyny, and Social Change with Gillian Triggs

    Our She Leads In-Conversation events provide Canberrans with the opportunity to hear from women leaders from different backgrounds and industries, in a conversational format, followed by a live Q&A session, book signing, and networking. These events are in partnership with the University of Canberra, who like YWCA Canberra, are WGEA certified and share our vision of women’s […]

  • 8 November 2018: Five quick questions with Joel Radcliffe

    On Thursday 8 November, YWCA Canberra is hosting a prom for young people across Canberra aged 12-25 who identify as LGBTQIA+ and their Allies. Now in its third year, the LGBTQIA+ & Allies Prom is an opportunity for young people to experience a formal style event and express their identity in a safe, supportive, and […]

  • 22 October 2018: 2018 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Dhani Gilbert

    The annual She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 1 November 2018. In this interview, we talk to Dhani Gilbert, one of our keynote speakers […]

  • 22 October 2018: 2018 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Morgan Marshall

    The annual She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 1 November 2018. In this interview, we talk to Morgan Marshall, one of our speed networkers […]

  • 18 October 2018: 2018 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Taylor Perrin

    The annual She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 1 November 2018. In this interview, we talk to Taylor Perrin, one of our keynote speakers […]

  • 17 October 2018: 2018 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Kavinya Welikala

    The annual She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 1 November 2018. In this interview, we talk to Kavinya Welikala, one of our speed networkers […]

  • 16 October 2018: 2018 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Shibanni Dave

    The annual She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 1 November 2018. In this interview, we talk to Shibanni Dave, one of our speed […]

  • 12 October 2018: 2018 She Leads High – 5 Quick Questions with Laura Campbell

    The annual She Leads High Conference is a one-day leadership event for young women, including female identifying and non-binary people, in years 9 and 10. The event will take place at the University of Canberra’s Ann Harding Conference Centre on 1 November 2018. In this interview, we talk to Laura Campbell who is returning once […]