SA Women of WARR Leadership Breakfast

SA Women of WARR Leadership Breakfast
The Waste Management & Resource Recovery Association of Australia (WMRR) is pleased announce the return of our much-loved Women of WARR Leadership Breakfast series (formerly Women of Waste), kicking off in Adelaide on Thursday, 25 March at the Adelaide Pavilion. This event is designed to recognise women who are driving change in industry, and in doing so, breaking down barriers and creating new career prospects for the next generation.


Mayor, City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Claire Boan is the Mayor of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and has been since the November 2018 Local Government Elections.  She was previously the Deputy Mayor as well as a Ward Councillor for 8 years. Her involvement with Council committees over the 10 years includes the Audit Committee, Development Assessment Panel/Council Assessment Panel, Grants and Sponsorship Committee, Aboriginal Advisory Panel as well as involvement with wider local government committees. 
Claire is a leader with a strong background in education through her teaching and leadership roles.  She is committed to providing responsible governance, enhancing relationships and environmental sustainability whilst generating and influencing programs to connect individuals and community groups with one another. Claire has three children and enjoys adventuring with them, exploring the great outdoors.

Project Officer, Packaging and Plastics Reform, Green Industries SA

Bio to come.

Environmental Services Manager, KESAB environmental solutions

Grace Barila has a Bachelor of Applied Science, Environmental Management.  Grace has been in the waste industry for over 15 years and chairs the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Education Network. In Grace’s current role at KESAB, she leads the Education team who are leaders when it comes to delivering waste management education at schools and to the community. Grace’s latest research as part of Women in Circular Economy Leadership award is  to evaluate the impacts of different approaches to student learning (ages 4-12) on household waste behaviour outcomes.

Education and Promotions Coordinator, East Waste

Megan Bekesi has a Bachelor Degree in Natural Resource Management and has worked in various environmental consulting, education and community engagement roles.  As Education and Promotions Coordinator at East Waste her key achievements include the development and delivery of the ‘Why waste it?’ education and promotion campaign within East Waste’s seven Member Council areas, and the development of the website, resources and comprehensive A-Z directory which has recently been adopted by Green Industries SA as the new state-wide education campaign.


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3/25/2021 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Cen. Australia Daylight Time
Adelaide Pavilion Cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road Adelaide, SA 5000 AUSTRALIA

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