Kiara students celebrate International Women’s Day

L-R Helena Halasz, Tameeka Morris, Mikayaela James and Monica Blows.
L-R Helena Halasz, Tameeka Morris, Mikayaela James and Monica Blows.

KIARA College and Kiara Girls Academy students celebrated strong, independent women from across the world at an International Women’s Day breakfast this morning.

Guest speakers, nominated students and Academy staff gave speeches to encourage and inspire the students.

Mothers, grandmothers, aunties and big sisters also attended the event held at the College.

Kiara Girls Academy program manager Lisa Semmens said International Women’s Day was important to the students because they could celebrate being a woman.

“Knowing we celebrate the day with other strong independent women all over the world is very moving,” she said.

“It’s a day the girls see that they can be anything they want to be.

“They can be leaders in their school, home, community and the workforce.”

The Girls Academy provides in-school programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls and works with 17 schools in Western Australia.

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