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Salon Dinner Series: Celebrating Refugee Women

  • Tiggy Cafe 81 Rupert Street Collingwood, VIC, 3066 Australia (map)
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We believe beautiful meals can be the birthplace for conversation, courage and connection. On this special evening, listen, converse and celebrate the stories of refugee women and understand how the power of storytelling can spark empathy and change.

To coincide with the launch of our upcoming episodes which share the stories of four refugee women - Nayran Tabiei, Fadak Alfayadh, Ayan Shirwa and Akuol Garang - this night is a celebration of the courage and strength of refugee women - all of whom have valuable insights and wisdom to share on of self-love, vulnerability and owning your story. Enjoy a beautiful Syrian feast cooked by Nayran Tabiei herself, and listen to an inspiring talk by the wonderful Mariam Issa who will share her own story of overcoming obstacles to arrive at where she is today.

You'll be joined by some of the women we had the honour of interviewing for these upcoming episodes and you'll be able to listen, talk deeply and ask questions, while exploring the power of owning your story and how to do so in a world that often tells women, in one way or another, we're not enough.

As always, her words events are accessible and open to all.

What you'll enjoy...

  • A beautiful feast cooked by Nayran Tabiei
  • An inspiring talk by Mariam Issa
  • Meeting new friends, including our wonderful interviewees from our upcoming episodes on refugee women
  • Beautiful wine sponsored by Combes Wines

What our previous guests have said...

"The sense of community was so beautiful that evening and I cannot wait to attend more her words events to meet the other wonderful women in Melbourne dedicated to having diverse voices heard." - Mia

"I loved the relaxed but intimate nature of the dinner. It really promoted discussion." - Natalie

"The set up was so beautifully thought out! The attention to detail - flowers, candles, little trinkets at the table, it really helped make the night feel magical" - Alayna

Buy tickets online here.