IWD Scholarship Recipients 2019
Saffron Quantrell, Maya Stewart and Emily Healy were recipients of a $1000 International Women's Day scholarship from Port Stephens Council, as part of the 2019 IWD celebrations which were held at Salamander Bay Rotary Club's ninth annual IWD luncheon at Soldiers Point Bowling Club in March 2019.
Saffron Quantrell of Anna Bay is raising up local women by sharing inspiring stories in her free family magazine 'What's on in our Backyard'. With assistance from her scholarship, Saffron plans to publish a new annual magazine called ‘Real women of Port Stephens’. The magazine will feature inspiring stories from a diverse selection of women from all walks of life. It will also promote health and wellness, culture, connectivity and give a voice to local business.
Maya Stewart of Nelson Bay is a role model for aspiring sports stars. She is currently playing for the NSW, Waratah Women’s Super W team and has represented Australia at an international level.
Emily Healy of Medowie is just 16 years old and has started a business to teach children and young people how to cook wholefoods free from additives and preservatives.