Thursday, February 16, 2023


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Cracking The Code

Celebrating Women's Empowerment At Zonta Mackay's International Women's Day Luncheon

Zonta Mackay’s International Women’s Day luncheon fundraiser will once again take place at the Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre (MECC) this March.

This year’s theme Cracking the Code: Innovation for a gender equal future, highlights the role that bold, transformative ideas, inclusive technologies, and accessible education can play in combating discrimination and the marginalisation of women globally.

The annual luncheon is a time to socialise with attendees enjoying delicious food, raffles, silent auctions and a cash bar. Auctions this year include original artwork by popular Get Smashed Art, and this year’s guest speaker, Karen Jacobsen will entertain the crowd. The original Australian voice of “Siri”, Karen Jacobsen was recently praised by Harry Connick Jr on his national US talk show for her hypnotic vocal abilities. Karen will entertain crowds with stories and songs.

The winner of the Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Award will be announced, and all funds raised will go to local charities in addition to the international projects supported by Zonta International.

Proudly sponsored by Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal, the Mackay community is encouraged to join Zonta for this annual event celebrating International Women’s Day. Tickets available at

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