Magazine celebrates

Nicole SalmeriSouth Western Times
Phyllis Barnes is one of the many women who was nominated fot 100 Women for Zonta magazine.
Camera IconPhyllis Barnes is one of the many women who was nominated fot 100 Women for Zonta magazine. Credit: Nicole Salmeri

Zonta Bunbury’s centenary celebrations continue across the region following the launch of the 100 Women magazine, published today in the South Western Times.

One of the 100 women who feature in the magazine is Bunbury woman Phyllis Barnes who was thrilled to be a part of the project.

“Oh yes, they have done such a great job,” she said.

“Zonta promotes the achievements of women and also fosters girls through scholarships and things.”

As part of the centenary celebrations, Zonta Bunbury launched an amateur short film competition and Zonta public relations committee chairwoman Sarahjane Bilston said she was impressed with the standard.

The winner of the youth section was Bunbury’s 17 year-old Poppy Treloar with her film Sell-Out and the winner of the open section was Mikayla Healy with her film Empowered Women, Empower Women.

“It was a really clever take on the theme of ‘honour and empower’ and it was interesting filmmaking in terms of the way she structured it to make us as judges question the messages we are getting as women,” Mrs Bilston said.

“With Mikayla’s, I really like the way she included local women from a wide variety of backgrounds to really question what it means to be an empowered woman.”

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