Ladies join Hall of Fame honour roll
Fifteen high-flying West Australian women have been honoured in the Women’s Hall of Fame on International Women’s Day.
Among the list of notable females was Julie Shuttleworth, a Fortescue employee described as making an “outstanding contribution” to WA’s resources sector.
Ms Shuttleworth started out as a graduate metallurgist and attained general manager position at the age of 35, holding that position at four subsequent mine sites.
Other women to be honoured include legal and social welfare advocate for Aboriginal people Betsy Buchanan, AFL female football national manager Jan Cooper, human rights advocate Tammy Solonec and Breast Cancer and Research Centre WA director Arlene Chan.
Jenny Davis, Cheryl Edwards, Valeria French, Anne Leach, Diane Smith-Gander, Paula Wagg rounded out the honours list.
Have a Go News founder Judith Treby, plant pathology expert Olga May Goss, trailblazer Roseanne Fuhrmann and Goldfields nurse Frederica Georgina Cook were each inducted to the roll of honour.
Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Centre hosted the event with Lotterywest and Department of Local Government and Communities.