This highly anticipated annual event is designed to bring students from Years 10-12 and their teachers together to celebrate the importance of International Women’s Day.
Our guest speaker is Maya Narayan, Associate in the Federal Court of Australia
Maya Narayan is a public lawyer who completed secondary schooling at Melbourne Girls’ College, where she was college captain, undergraduate studies in political science at the University of Melbourne and a graduate law degree at Melbourne Law School.
From February 2017, Maya will be an Associate in the Federal Court of Australia, having previously been employed as the researcher to the Solicitor-General for Victoria and as a senior solicitor in the Public Law Team at the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office.
As a public lawyer, Maya has provided advice to and conducted litigation in state and federal courts (including the High Court) on behalf of a variety of government clients on questions of constitutional law, human rights, statutory interpretation, administrative decision-making, legislative drafting and other public law matters.
Prior to joining the VGSO, Maya worked for several years as an advocate in the housing sector, where she provided assistance and representation in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in relation to tenancy, consumer law and human rights issues.
With a strong personal interest in girls’ leadership and education, after leaving Melbourne Girls’ College, Maya served for seven years on the MGC Council, including as president in 2016.
Please note: Doors to Queen’s Hall open at 8.30 am but please arrive earlier to complete the security process. There is no provision for storing school bags at the venue, they can be placed under your table.
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