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Celebrate Pacific Women Brilliance

March 25, 2017
International Women's Day Brilliance Awards Breakfast March 2017

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017 with the Pacific Women’s Professional and Business Network in New South Wales, Australia
The inaugural “Celebrate Brilliance” event was hosted by the Pacific Women’s Professional and Business Network (PWPBN) in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on Saturday 25th March 2017 in association with International Women’s Day 2017. PWPBN inspired a commitment of over 100 women who attended the event in celebration and recognition of the achievements of Pacific women within the field of business and other professions in New South Wales, Australia.
There was an inspiring line up of Pacific women who shared their experiences, gifts of song and poetry, including words of encouragement. The “Celebrate Brilliance” concluded with an awards presentation which saw the following women who were recognised for their achievements and contributions either to their peers, or a women’s movement, or their chosen field or a local Pacific community:

Elianna Walton – Pacific International Runway Award

Lani Tuitavake – Outstanding Mother Award

Jasmine Samuel Mata – IMG Pacific Young Woman

Selena Short-Afeaki – Pacific Businesswoman 2017

Fatai Slender – Hall of Fame Award

MaryJane McKibbins-Schewenke – Pacific Woman 2017 Award

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