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Women's Fund

Supporters.

Terry Shubkin

Even before becoming CEO of Youth Enterprise, Terry had a passion for helping and empowering young people. "In 10 years' time, I want women and girls in New Zealand to feel empowered to dream big and to feel they have the right, capability and support to pursue those dreams."

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Dr Annie Weir

Director of Impact Research NZ and honorary academic Annie has mentored many NGOs, and believes in the pay it forward model: "help one woman at a time and you are effectively helping many others in their lives."

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Danika Revell and Sarah Mikkelsen

Co-founders of The Period Place, Danika and Sarah are striving to break down stigma and social taboos around periods. "The Women's Fund is a great way to put our time and money where our mouth is, and advocate for change."

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Madina Knight

Working with non-profits and social enterprises through her company Kindtype Communications, Madina knows the importance and power of storytelling for social change.

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Emma Bass

Commissioned to create an artwork celebrating Suffrage 125 and the strength of women coming together to change history, photographic fine artist Emma felt the Women's Fund was the perfect place to donate a share of the proceeds.

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Lani Evans

Passionate about generosity, equity and creating better outcomes for communities, Lani is highly-regarded for her work in the philanthropic sector supporting vulnerable, disadvantaged young people to thrive in Aotearoa. This passion for equity is a key driver for her support of the Women's Fund.

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Lisa Small

After seeing the tagline "The strength of women and the dreams of girls", Lisa immediately connected with the Women's Fund purpose - and the possibilities it brings of empowering women and girls.

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Carol Beaumont

As President of the National Council of Women's Auckland branch, Carol is committed to fighting for gender equality in New Zealand; "it's beyond time that we deal with gender based violence, low and unequal pay and all other forms of gender inequality!"

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Prue Tyler

Co-founder of legal consultancy firm SHIFT, Prue believes that growing the Women's Fund is going to be a game changer for grassroots initiatives supporting women - and the women leading them.

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Kirsty Campbell

The importance of empowering the next generation of young women in New Zealand is integral to professional director and commercial adviser Kirsty's support of the Women's Fund.

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Wynnis Armour

One of the first members of the Women's Fund, being able to see support go to where it makes the biggest difference  and "where the rubber hits the road" is key for Wynnis.

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Amanda Morrison

Involved from the very beginning, Amanda believes that the Women's Fund is opening up the eyes of everyone involved; "It has been very special to be a part of the magic."

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Laura Carter

By supporting changemakers in our communities, Laura believes the Women's Fund can amplify the amazing work women are doing.

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Naomi Craymer

Auckland mum of three young boys, Naomi is widely involved in her local school and community. She also runs Joy of Giving, a social enterprise that through wellbeing gift boxes gives back to three NZ charities.

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Dellwyn Stuart

Chair of the Women's Fund advisory committtee and former CEO of Auckland Foundation, Dellwyn believes that there is no better time to make change for women.

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Qiujing Easterbrook-Wong

A finalist in the 2014 NZ Women of Influence awards, Qiujing says this opened her eyes to New Zealand’s vast network of accomplished, deserving women, and to the gender inequities they still face.

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Sarah Trotman, ONZM

Well-respected New Zealand business leader Sarah is involved in a number of social issues, including mentoring young women under the YWCA Future Leaders Programme.

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Mackenzie Koppel

Mackenzie has spent her whole life surrounded and influenced by smart, sassy, staunch ladies. As a proud feminist, she was drawn to the Women’s Fund as a means for women to build up other women.

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Rachel Cleary

Passionate about and inspired by empowering and developing individuals, Rachel also believes in celebrating diversity and using business to improve the current state of the world.

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