Events

indigo foundation runs fundraisers and awareness raising events throughout the year about our projects and approach to development. If you are interested in attending or hosting an event we would love to hear from you – info@indigofoundation.org.

Click here to read about some of our previous events, like our annual Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney dinners, a private screening of Charlie’s Country with a Q&A by award-winning director Rolf de Heer and an open garden day.

We hope to see you at an upcoming event below!

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26 May: An evening with Dr Sima Samar, Canberra

Dr Sima Samar is the Independent Chair of the Human Rights Commission in Afghanistan. She has had an extraordinary career in women’s education, health and human rights, including as the first Afghan Minister for Women.

Please join indigo supporters for an intimate evening with Dr Samar

When: Friday 26 May, 6.00pm for 6.30pm

Where: The Origin, Manuka (corner of Captain Cook and Canberra Avenue, easy parking under Manuka Coles).

Tickets: $30. Book here

 

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29 May: In conversation with Dr Sima Samar, Sydney

Dr Sima Samar is the Independent Chair of the Human Rights Commission in Afghanistan. She has had an extraordinary career in women’s education, health and human rights, including as the first Afghan Minister for Women.

Please join Sally Stevenson AM (indigo foundation Chair) and Jonathan Hunyor (PIAC CEO) for a fascinating conversation with Dr Samar.

Tickets free. Light lunch provided. Places are limited. Please RSVP. 

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2 June: A winter banquet with indigo foundation, Melbourne

Please join us for a winter banquet, highlighting our work with refugee communities in Australia and in particular our partnership in South Sudan.

We are thrilled to announce that we have:

  • Santino Yuot as a guest speaker. Santino is a former refugee, a tireless advocate for education in South Sudan and indigo foundation’s Project Coordinator. He has just returned from South Sudan this month and will give a first hand account of our work in Wedweil and the political context in South Sudan.
  • Helen Kapalos as a guest speaker. Helen is the Chair of the Victorian Multicultural Commission as well as an accomplished journalist, presenter, executive producer and filmmaker. On the night you will Helen’s passion about supporting Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • Genevieve Morris as MC. Genevieve is a much-loved Australian actress and comedian. She is bound to make the night fun!

Catering by the Asylum Seekers Resource Centre. Please gather your friends and join us!

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21 October 2017: Annual Canberra dinner

Please save the date – 21 October 2017 – for our annual Canberra dinner. This year at the Arboretum with a fantastic guest speaker -Nani Zulminarni about the impressive work of PEKKA – empowering women headed households in Indonesia.

More details to follow. And in the meantime, you can check out the photos from our 2016 dinner here.