Australian Consulate General to host Women in Vietnam Conference The Saigon Times Daily HCMC – The Australian Consulate General in HCMC, in collaboration with Multimedia JSC and EO Vietnam, will hold the Women in Vietnam 2018 Conference at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers on October 16, coinciding with Vietnam Women’s Day (October 20). The conference will bring together leaders and opinion-makers from Vietnam and Australia to share their experience and expertise, and provide a forum for discussion of two main themes, including women in leadership and mentoring women, and women’s health and well being. It aims to enhance participants’ understanding of the importance of women’s representation in leadership and their critical role in the economy, and will also highlight health and well-being challenges facing women. Women in Vietnam 2018 Conference will also launch a women’s internship program providing over 30 internships with top organizations operating in Vietnam, and a #WomenVN2018 Facebook competition to win a 10-week study tour to Australia. In addition to the opportunity to meet, share experiences and network with inspiring leaders and opinion-makers, each participant will receive a free women’s health check, with the support of Marie Stopes Vietnam. Attendance is free and is open to the public.