International Women's Day 2011

Government House Canberra

The ultimate wilderness warrior Terri Irwin

Celebrating the release of Women's Words, Power & passion.


Launching Karen Phillips new book at Government House - Women's words of power and passion

Roma Blair. An awe inspiring woman who was a POW in Java, where she experienced the extremes of life and death, giving birth to her son and then burying her niece's starved body. Read her book: From Prison to Paradise! 

World record breaking swimmer Shelley Taylor-Smith! Ranked World's no1 Woman's marathon swimming champion for seven consecutive years, beating the odds against scoliosis and chronic fatigue syndrome. Best-selling author and powerhouse coach on mental toughness.

Glen-Marie Frost. A highly respected company director, communicator, and was the leading light for the Sydney Organising Committee for the Sydney Olympic Games.


Liz Davenport, Kay Danes, Shelley Taylor-Smith, Emma Issacs, Tammy Hamwari at the Hyatt in Canberra.

Australia's most famous model June Dally-Watkins


Kay Danes on the interview Couch with Karen Phillips

Afghan refugee and author Mahboba Rawi. We got to exchange books at the Governor of Australia's special evening reception for International Women's Day.

Geraldine Cox, the face of compassion for thousands of orphans in Cambodia

CEO Marc Purcell, Australian Council for International Development. 

Tammy Hamawi - one incredible woman who achieved ultimate success in one of the world's toughest industries - international shipping.

Front: Sharon Kolkka, one of Australia's leading lifestyle specialists and General Manager of Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat (Gold coast). Rear: Shelley Taylor-Smith (see above).

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