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Dr Olfat Mahmoud is a Palestinian refugee and activist. She founded the Palestinian Women's Humanitarian Organisation in 1993 which operates in refugee camps in Lebanon. WIth her staff of 88 and numerous volunteers, they work on ensuring the wellbeing of women, ...
Lynette Wallworth is an Australian artist/filmmaker most well known for her innovative use of emerging technologies. In 2017, she received a News & Documentary Emmy award for Outstanding New Approaches in Documentary Film for her virtual reality narrative Collisions (2016). Wallworth's works span ...
There are days when it is really hard to be optimistic about when COVID lockdowns will end. The death toll has passed the 700K mark and 19 million have been infected. On top of this, there was the news from ...
For #flashbackfriday, we're paying tribute to Lulu and her song 'To Sir With Love'. To Sir, with Love is a 1967 British drama film that deals with social and racial issues in an inner city school. It stars Sidney Poitier and features Christian Roberts, Judy Geeson, Suzy Kendall and singer Lulu making ...

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Women are traditional spinners - of tales, of cloth, or many fine things. May we in OWN continue to spin strong webs of support which create a safety net for older women's emotional and physical wellbeing; and create a sling from which to catapult into the wider community older women's aspirations for a better world. 

- Noreen Hewett -

My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.

Jane Austen

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