Kerry Kornhauser, OAM is a Rotarian from Rotary Club of Melbourne and was a Past President for Rotary Club of Albert Park in 2011/2012. She was awarded the Royce Abey Award in 2009 and is the founder & Chairperson of Women in Rotary, an initiative to address gender diversity in Rotary and its Clubs.
As part of her role, Kerry introduced and runs Women in Rotary's annual International Women's Day Breakfast, held each year in March in Australia and internationally. The Melbourne breakfast attracts over over 1200 men and women, and raises over $60,000 for various charities, while also resulting in over 50 new leads to join Rotary (more information can be found at www.rotarywomen.org.au).
She is also a Director of the EndTrachoma by 2020 project team which is an initiative started by the Rotary Club of Melbourne with Nourish our Communities Ltd, working with Rotary Clubs in Districts of Australia. Rotary's 2017-18 International President, Australia's Ian Riseley, wants a trachoma-free Australia by 2021, Rotary's 100th year in Australia. Australia is the world's only developed country with trachoma, an infectious eye disease that can be prevented with good hygiene practices. Trachoma is an infectious eye disease that can be prevented with good hygiene practices. But it is still present in remote Aboriginal communities and can lead to permanent blindness (more information can be found at www.endtrachoma2020.org.au).
|Venue:||Belgian Beer Cafe|
|Tuesday 15th January 2019|