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Wendy Rose inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women

Wendy Poussard, Wendy Rose, Joan Kirner and Joanna Hayter

IWDA co-founders Wendy Poussard and Wendy Rose, IWDA ambassador Joan Kirner and IWDA Executive Director Joanna Hayter at the Victorian Honour Roll of Women ceremony. Photo: Anne Frankenberg

IWDA co-founder and first President Wendy Rose was inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women on March 6, 2012.

In addition to the influential role she played at IWDA, Wendy has also acted as Director and Deputy Chair of CHILDFUND Australia, chair of Child Wise, National Director of YWCA Australia and Vice President of the Australian Council for International Development. She is currently a member of the WaterAid Australia Board and serves on the Program Review Committee of CHILDFUND Australia.

In 2004, Wendy was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia, AM, for service to the development of humanitarian aid programs, both nationally and internationally, particularly in relation to issues affecting women and children.

In 2007, she was presented with the Australian Council for International Development Award for her outstanding contribution to the sector.

Wendy Rose joins co-founder Wendy Poussard on the Honour Roll – Wendy Poussard was inducted last year.

Everyone at IWDA would like to extend enthusiastic congratulations to Wendy Rose on this well-deserved honour!


This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 under Front page, Recent.

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