BPW Brisbane Southside

BPW Brisbane Southside

Mar 07, 201908:00 am

Mar 07, 201910:00 am(GMT+0)


Deja Vu, Unit 2/ 1-7 Murrajong Rd Springwood

Event details

Welcome to the First meeting of Business & Professional Women (BPW) Brisbane Southside

Who Are We:

BPW Brisbane Southside is in the process of becoming the newest BPW club in Queensland. We are affiliated with BPW Australia and through them BPW International - a global force representing women on the world stage.

BPW Brisbane Southside will encompass networking, mentoring and elevating the status of women in the Brisbane Southside are. Members can be any female who is in paid or voluntary work, including women who used to work and women who aspire to work. You may be an entrepreneur, small business owner, working for a company, organisation or for a not for profit.

Our goal is to take action for women’s equality – at work, on boards and in leadership. BPW promotes personal growth, mentoring and sharing of ideas and experiences.

We look forward to developing this new club to the full extent of the Aims and Objectives of BPW Australia and BPW International.

We are actively seeking members and invite you to join us to find out more about the benefits of belonging to BPW Brisbane Southside.

Come along to our First Official Meeting - see what BPW is all about - is it something that resonates with you?

Come along meet awesome people, network and hear our first guest speaker Helen Zahos

Guest Speaker:

Helen Zahos - Nurse, Paramedic, Humanitarian

Shares her TEDx Robina talk:

Creating Change Through Volunteering: Lessons from a Humanitarian Nurse

Helen Zahos volunteered overseas as a Nurse and a Paramedic helping some of the world’s most vulnerable people. She has volunteered in disaster responses such as the Philippines Typhoon Hyan and Nepal after the earthquake. Helen has also volunteered in Greece during the Syrian Refugee crisis and in Iraq during the conflict. Helen Zahos is a Nurse, Paramedic and Humanatarian nominated in the Social Responsibility category in the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA).

Helen has dedicated herself in recent years to caring for the victims of some of the world’s most devastating humanitarian crises. Helen is currently working at the Gold Coast University Hospital, she remains active in assisting other volunteers wanting to go over to Greece and volunteer in refugee camps. This talk was given at a TEDx event.