Speaker is out of this world


Fancy a one way trip to Mars? Dianne McGrath does.

Dianne is one of 28 Australians shortlisted in the international Mars One program that seeks to establish the first permanent human settlement on Mars.

Currently working as a consultant and doing a Higher Degree by Research at RMIT University, Dianne will be guest speaker at an International Women’s Day breakfast to be held at Bunjil Place on Friday 8 March.

Dianne has completed multiple university degrees with a more recent focus on environmental engineering and sustainable food systems.

In addition to being on the boards of multiple not for profit organisations, Dianne has experience and expertise in project management and leading teams in sales, marketing, emergency services and government agencies.

Dianne’s sense of adventure and determination is evident through sailing tall ships in the southern ocean, cycling extreme distances, jumping from planes and running marathons and ultra marathons.

Mars is her next great leap.

Over her career she has presented to more than 250,000 people offering a unique perspective – that of astronaut candidate, sustainability consultant, PhD researcher, blogger, experimenter and director.

All tickets are $85. To book go to bunjilplace.com.au

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