SWAN Meeting March 2022
Date: Sunday, 20 March 2022
Location: Mt Martha House
International Women's Day and 25th Birthday celebration
Speaker Joanna Hayter AO
Joanna Hayter, was made an Officer in the Order of Australia in January 2018, for ‘Distinguished service to women in the areas of gender equality and individual rights through leadership and policy development roles, and to the promotion of global health, peace and security.’
In 2013, Joanna was named as one of Australia’s 100 Women of Influence.
In 2016, she was inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll for Women.
Joanna was the CEO of International Women’s Development Agency from 2010-2017.
Her career in international development and peace and security ranges across 4 continents and 31 countries including long term residencies in Myanmar, Vietnam and Japan and nearly a decade across African nations.
Today, Joanna is the Women’s Rights Convenor with Macquarie University’s Global Leadership Program.
She is also running her own garden design and landscaping business and lives in a rural town on the Mornington Peninsula.