International Women’s Day at Lithgow Library

Lithgow Library Learning Centre will be holding an exciting program of speakers and activities embracing ‘Press for Progress ‘, the theme of the 2018 International Women’s Day on Thursday 8 March from 11am. Special guest speakers Lynne Morton and Julia Burns will be the keynote speakers on the day, the library ukulele group will play and the event will finish with a forum discussion on women’s sheds.

Lynne Morton has been one of the team of librarians at the Jessie Street National Women’s Library since 2012. The Library has been run by volunteers for almost 30 years. The library collects and preserves material and promotes the awareness of the cultural heritage of Australian women. Lynne has a passion for telling stories about inspiring women.

Julia Burns is the Managing Partner of a very successful Human Resources consulting firm in Canberra and a graduate of Lithgow High School. Julia Burns Consulting supports organisations and managers to build productive and harmonious workplaces. Julia’s career highlights include addressing the United Nations General Assembly on gender equality; managing VIP transport services for the Sydney Olympics; and leading workplace relations negotiations and significant change management initiatives in many other government agencies.

Contact the library on 63529100 to make a booking.

8 March 2018


Lynn Morton and Julia Burns