We are the Mainstream: Student Event - The Girls' Edit

When: March 12 2021

Where: Sydney, Australia

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we are the mainstream presents its first ever student event:

we are the mainstream | the Girls' edit

A symposium for First Nations, Girls of Colour and Gender Diverse Students of Colour to celebrate and elevate their voices and visibility.

Join us as we explore what it is like to be us across various industries and within the context of every day Australian society. Hear from experts and young leaders who are challenging the status quo.

Where: Bankstown Arts Centre, 5 Olympic Parade, Bankstown

Opening panel:

Hear from the class of 2020, industry experts and emerging young leaders on what it's like to be a strong, bold, compassionate woman.

Workshops:

- Body Positivity | In conversation with beautiful Blak + Brown women
- Making | Polymer Clay jewellery workshop
- Finding your voice | prose workshop with Story Factory
- Roots & all | poetry workshop with Story Factory
- Movement

Students must BYO lunch & drinks and be in school uniform.

Follow @wearethemainstream and facebook.com/wearethemainstream as speaker profiles and our thought- and action-provoking program are released leading up to the big day.

This event is only open to students in Stage 5 & 6 who identify as a female or gender diverse and ALSO as First Nations and/or a Person of Colour.

we are the mainstream acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of this nation.

We acknowledge the Darug people as Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we will meet.

We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders both past, present and emerging.

we are the mainstream is committed to honouring First Nation peoples' unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.

We stand in solidarity with them.

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