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International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day is a core part of our commitment to creating a culture of Respect. Always! Held on 8 March every year, the theme for 2024 is ‘Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate progress.’ Watch this space for upcoming profiles of Optometry Australia members who embody this theme.

‘Cracking the code – Innovation for a gender equal future’ was the theme in 2023. We celebrated those within our sector who are ‘cracking the code’ in various ways. We featured members who are doing things differently, in whatever way that may be, but in ways that help create new social, economic, and cultural codes.

Read the stories below about members who have:

  • Championed innovation that specifically encourages gender equality or supports women
  • Overcome a gender related challenge in new ways
  • Implemented innovative changes to the workplace that benefit women
  • Done things unconventionally to fit with their career and life goal.

Celebrating members who are 'Cracking the Code'

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