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2022 Fearless Festival
August 11 @ 8:00 am - August 12 @ 8:00 pm
The future ignores stereotypes, the future is FEARLESS
The annual Fearless Festival, (previously the AMWU Women’s Forum) promotes the range and diversity of employment and career choices in Tasmania. The forum allows young and not so young women, to meet, hear and mingle with super successful women from all kinds of jobs.
Get hands on and immerse yourself with careers and opportunities you have always wanted to know more about. Join us at the festival and lock in the FREE Gala Dinner on the Friday night with some truly inspiring women in leadership who share their stories and wisdom.
Some of the major attractions at this year’s Festival are:
Join Aerospace Engineer Dr Bianca Capra on her structured program looking at aerothermodynamics. Students will acquire an understanding of thermal and liquid dynamics technology and how it is used to go to space or fly. This program helped make STEM what it is today.
(40 students max)
Young students from years 11 and 12 who want to be involved in culinary excellence are invited to join the masterclass. This year’s special guest is young Aboriginal caterer, Kitana Mansell. Kitana operates Palawa Kipli, a catering company that brings people together to enjoy their modern take on traditional foods from lutruwita/Tasmania and share the story of the palawa people.
Masterclass kitchen chefs:
- Kitana Mansell – Palawa Kipli
- Ainstie Wagner – Exec chef Government House
- Kirsten Bacon – Elizabeth college
- Karen Doyle – President Australian culinary Federation
- Analiese Gregory – Author and SBS TV show host TBC
- Maeve O’Meara – Chef and Journalist TBC
Dinner for 750 anyone? Six leading super-achievers from a diverse range of careers will address guests during a FREE, three course dinner. Each table will include a host who is also a successful Tasmanian businesswomen or leader in career, occupation or trade. They will change tables three times to share their stories with as many guests as possible.
Scholarships and awards will be presented during the evening and every guest receives a Fearless Festival ‘Success Profiles’ magazine, a magazine produced by Tasmanian students that features each keynote speaker at the dinner and table hosts.
Fearless Festival – 11-12 August 2022