PLEDGE Knox Local Champions Gender Equality Awards 2019

On Friday 29th November 2019 at the Knox Civic Centre, Knox PLEDGE (People Linking to Embrace and Develop Gender Equality), presented the Knox Local Champions for Gender Equality Awards to community members for the leadership they have shown in championing women and girls in Knox. 

The Deputy Mayor, Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch, officiated by presenting certificates to the finalists and then trophies to the two winners. Sarah Hopkins, Corporate Manager from Eastern Regional Libraries and Mark Glazebrook, Founder and CEO from Girls Invent both received trophies for their work in advancing gender equality in the local community. 

Nominate someone for a Knox Local Gender Equality Award 2020.

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the girls and or women in the City of Knox?  If the answer is yes, please nominate them for a Knox Local Gender Equality Award 2020.

 The nominee will have contributed to greater gender equality through raising awareness, taking action or demonstrating leadership. This may be through a business, organisation or individually.  To be eligible, nominees must live, work or study in the municipality of Knox. 

The nomination forms will be posted on this website later in the year. If you would like to join our mailing llist to be notified please send your name and contact details to: lsenior@each.com.au

Knox Local Champions for Gender Equality Awards Finalists 2019

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The Deputy Mayor, Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch, officiated by presenting certificates to the finalists and then trophies to the two winners.  Sarah Hopkins, Corporate Manager from Eastern Regional Libraries and Mark Glazebrook, Founder and CEO from Girls Invent both received trophies for their work in advancing gender equality in the local community. 
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Finalists, Vanessa Murdoch EACH, Aaron Kinghorn, Wantirna South Cricket Club, Mark Glazebrook (winner), Founder and CEO of Girls Invent, Sarah Hopkins (winner), Corporate Manager, Eastern Regional Libraries, Adam Wight, Lysterfield Primary School, Susanne Stokol, Lysterfield Primary School with Deputy Mayor, Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch.

Gender equality is the state in which access to rights or opportunities is unaffected by gender.

– Oxford Dictionaries

About us

People Linking to Embrace and Develop Gender Equality (PLEDGE) was established circa 2008 and previously was known as Knox Accord. PLEDGE seeks encourage, support and inspire the Knox community to embrace gender equality by providing local opportunities to raise awareness and take action.  

 

Our Partnership

Together we share a commitment to gender equality and act as champions for change: impact the views of generations and reaching out the Knox community to take a stand and advance gender equality. 

 



Pledge (People Linking to Embrace  and Develop Gender Equality  is a project led by:

Knox City Council 

Knox Infolink

EACH

Women's Health East

 Temple Society Australia

Eastern Community Legal Centre

Community Representatives

The Basin Community House

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