In April 2016, a dinner was held during the national conference of the Australian Women Lawyers in Perth. About 120 guests attended and key guests included the Attorney General of Western Australia and Penny Wong. Penny Wong gave the keynote speech and funds were raised for The Katrina Dawson Foundation. Many of the guests wore aqua in remembrance […]Read more
Through our partnership with the Aurora Education Foundation, two girls, Teina Te Hemara and Ngaree Blow, were supported by the Foundation on their International Study Tour. And Dr Sarah McEwan received support through a Roberta Sykes Katrina Dawson Bursary to attend the Leading for Results executive course at INSEAD. All three young women found their […]Read more
We are delighted to announce the inaugural recipients of the Katrina Dawson Foundation Scholarships at The Women’s College within The University of Sydney: Kate Field, Angie Lu and Catherine Priestley. These inspiring young women have excellent academic results, and have demonstrated engagement and leadership in their communities. The scholarship funding will offer them meaningful assistance […]Read more
The Katrina Dawson Foundation finds, funds and mentors inspiring young women.
The financial and mentoring support offered by the Foundation will enable talented young women to overcome barriers that might otherwise prevent them from realising their potential to have an extraordinary positive impact on the Australian community or wider world.Read more
There is so much to say about Katrina. She never said it herself though. She was a quiet achiever. She was modest and subtle, understated and dignified.
Katrina was very fortunate to grow up in a family that provided her with wonderful opportunities to learn and experience so much. She was one of those people who took those opportunities with both hands and ran with…Read more
The Katrina Dawson Foundation is a charitable organisation that relies on your support. There are a couple of different ways you can get involved, either as an individual or a group.
The simplest way to support The Katrina Dawson Foundation is by making a donation using the links below.Read more