More than one hundred celebrated International Womens Day at Eden Gardens in North Ryde on Thursday hosted as an International Women’s Day Forum by Ryde City Council and was themed: Be Bold For Change.

It saw women from business, cultural, educational and civic backgrounds give talks and take part in womens’ empowerment workshops.

“The theme “Be Bold For Change” provided a challenge that was met  enthusiastically and I hope that the actions initiated today will produce great opportunities for both the women who demonstrated great vision and for those who will benefit from the actions,” Ryde Deputy Mayor Jane Stott said.

The event was hosted by The City of Ryde’s Chair of the Status of Women’s Advisory Committee, Clr Roy Maggio who described it as inspirational.  TWT on-the-spot PHOTO