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CENTRAL COAST NSW EVENT: International Women’s Day Breakfast

  • 8 Mar 2024
  • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Mingara Club– Tasman Room 12-14 Mingara Dr, Tumbi Umbi NSW 2261
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Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that's diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women's equality. Collectively we can all #InspireInclusion.

Join the AIFST NSW Branch for breakfast to celebrate women's achievement.

A buffet breakfast is included in the registration price.

  • Scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, hash browns, sausages and grilled roma tomato
  • Seasonal fruits and Bakery Basket
  • House made bircher muesli with yoghurt and fresh berries
  • Coffee, tea and juice

Hurry - Registrations must close on the 29th Feb!

Our speakers:

Dr Emma Beckett


Dynamic Food (Food & Nutrition Scientist and Communicator)

Emma is a food and nutrition scientist who isn't just interested in creating new knowledge, and understanding how food impacts our bodies. She cares about how our bodies impact the foods we choose and how it is used, and how people understand and seek nutrition information. She has appeared on ABC News, Today, ABC for kids, and ABC & commercial TV/radio. She writes for ABC online, newspapers, magazines & various websites including the conversation. She has a passion for science communication, the honest use of science in marketing and empowering people to critically assess the information they are given about nutrition in the media.

In her research she is interested in personalised nutrition, how our environment and genes impact our diets, food choices, working with human biology to improve vegetable intakes and nutrition communication. She has experience in immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, nutrition, genetics and epigenetics.

She has a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (Honours in Immunology & Microbiology), a Graduate Certificate in Human Nutrition, a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology, a Masters of Science Management and a PhD in Food Science (Nutrition).

Courtney Molloy

Dr Courtney Molloy enjoys working at the intersection of research and on-the-ground impact. Courtney obtained her Ph.D. in Innovation Management in 2017 from the University of Newcastle and through her career has worked across a range of industries within government, the private sector and academia.

Courtney is highly collaborative and focused on driving positive change in communities. Passionate about leveraging innovation for community betterment, she leads projects collaborating with government, industry leaders, and communities.

During her time as a researcher, Courtney enjoyed working to better understand how people lead and support innovation within organisations and regions. Courtney also worked closely with the small business community, understanding how business leaders coped through the pandemic and the role of industry bodies and government to support small business resilience.

Most recently, Courtney’s work focused on supporting the growth of the Central Coast innovation ecosystem. This involved supporting initiatives like the Central Coast Health & Wellbeing Living Lab and the Central Coast Future Food Program. Courtney's emphasis on building a community of innovation enthusiasts and fostering cross-sector collaboration underscores her commitment to driving regional economic growth.

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