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On International Women’s Day WCHM’s CEO, Marcia Williams received an unexpected surprise at the ACT Women’s Day Awards. Minister Yvette Berry presented her with a special award this year recognising her ‘exceptional contribution to raising the status of women in the ACT’.

The Award noted that ‘Marcia has improved the status of women and girls in the ACT through her work as the Chair of the Domestic Violence Prevention Council since 2014, as CEO of the Women’s Centre for Health Matters from 2009 and in her broader work in the community with non-government and private sector organisations. Marcia has also successfully brought together government, community and private sectors to collaborate on an improved response to domestic and family violence in the ACT.’