You are invited to attend our next Leadership Series (lunch time) online event on Tuesday, 18 May at 12noon.
The Central West is again fortunate to have the calibre of Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley as our next speaker.
“Celebrating Achievements of Women in Regional Australia”
Join us for an interactive session to hear about the achievements and successes of other women in Regional Australia. Her Excellency will share some experiences that will inspire and motivate women in our region who are recovering from (or still impacted by) the severe drought, bushfires, pandemic and floods. Mrs Hurley will also share her experiences, hear about some of the challenges we are facing in our community and add her thoughts to what we can be doing to better support women in our region. The session will be facilitated by Mary Brell, Chair of CWWF.
More about Mrs Linda Hurley:
Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley (nee McMartin) was born and raised in Sydney. She was educated at Kingsgrove High School and went on to become a teacher, commencing in 1976. She married David Hurley in 1977.
In the course of their married life, Mrs Hurley has supported her husband throughout his career on a wide variety of postings in Australia and overseas, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Malaysia.
Mrs Hurley’s own career in education has been in both the public and private school systems, until her retirement from full time teaching in July 2011. She has been an active member of the community as a Pastoral Carer at the Canberra Hospital and Hospice. Mrs Hurley holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Canberra.
Mrs Hurley has an interest in the Arts, especially music. She is passionate about singing, and showing how singing, especially in a group, can have a positive impact on individuals and the community.
Mrs Hurley is dedicated to championing causes that are developing new technologies to recycle rubbish, and ways to reduce our use of plastic, particularly plastic packaging and plastics used for single use items, which are not only harmful to the environment but add unnecessarily to landfill sites.