Notable Observances
> International Women’s Day
with Carly Findlay




IMAGE > Portrait of Carly Findlay. Photograph by Rick Guidotti. 

#EachforEqual

Celebrate #EachforEqual this International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 with award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist Carly Findlay OAM. Among her many achievements, Carly was named one of Australia’s most influential women in Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards in 2014.

Carly joins us to talk about the importance of using our voices, finding inclusion in the arts and to discuss her journey of writing her book Say Hello. Currently working part-time as Melbourne Fringe’s Access and Inclusion Coordinator, Carly proudly identifies as a disabled woman and together, we support the IWD 2020 message:

“An equal world is an enabled world. Let’s all be #EachforEqual.”

WHEN
> Tuesday 10 March 2020
TIME
> 6pm - 7.30pm
VENUE
> The Balcony, Hotel Esplanade, 11 The Esplanade, St Kilda VIC 3184
COST
> $22.55, including $5 donation to Find A Bed

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Support IWD with an iconic St Kilda experience at Hotel Esplanade on Tuesday 10 March 6-7:30pm. If you’re looking to have dinner, we recommend seaside view dining at Myer Tiger or Espy Kitchen. Dinner bookings can be made online at hotelesplanade.com.au/st-kilda-dining

With each of your ticket purchases, $5 from every ticket will be donated to Find A Bed bushfire relief charity. To find out more, visit findabed.com.au

This event is presented by Linden New Art in collaboration with Espy Arts Program.

At
The Espy!


IMAGE > The Balcony Bar at Hotel Esplanade. Image courtesy of the Hotel Esplanade.



IMAGE > Portrait of Carly Findlay. Photograph by Rick Guidotti.

About Carly

About Our Speaker

Carly Findlay OAM is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist. Her first book, a memoir called Say Hello, was released in Australia in January 2019. She is also editing Growing Up Disabled in Australia with Black Inc Books, out in June 2020. Carly works part time as Melbourne Fringe’s Access and Inclusion Coordinator. She writes on disability and appearance diversity issues for news outlets including the ABC, The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, and SBS. She was named as one of Australia’s most influential women in the 2014 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards in 2014. She has appeared on ABC TV’s You Can’t Ask That and Cyberhate with Tara Moss, and has been a regular on various ABC radio programs. She has spoken at the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Writers Festival, the University of Western England and Melbourne University – to name a few. She organised the history-making Access to Fashion – a Melbourne Fashion Week event featuring disabled models. She has a Master of Communication and Bachelor of eCommerce. Carly identifies as a proud disabled woman. She lives in Melbourne, Australia.  

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