In Conversation | Dr Sophie Scamps MP :: 16 May 2023
Dr Sophie Scamps MP is the Independent Member for the Federal electorate of Mackellar. Sophie made history at the 2022 election by becoming the first Independent to win the Northern Beaches seat since it was first formed in 1949. Sophie is also an alumni of the Women for Election EQUIP course!
Prior to entering politics in 2022, Sophie was a practicing GP in Narrabeen while she also served the community in the Emergency Department of Mona Vale Hospital.
Whilst studying medicine at the University of Sydney and then Oxford University in the UK, Sophie was an elite athlete qualifying for the 1992 Olympics in 800m, while she was also a gold medallist at the World Junior Athletics Championship.
Sophie is the founder of Our Blue Dot, a community-led NGO that aims to help individuals and community groups reduce their impact on the environment.
Join us to hear about Sophie’s journey into politics, how she felt supported by WFE through the process and why she wants to see more women and diverse lived experience in all our political chambers.
Please Note: This online event will be held at 1pm AEST on the listed date, which is a Tuesday, rather than our regular Wednesday interviews!
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DATE AND TIME
Tuesday 16 May 2023, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST+10:00
Event will be held on Zoom, connection details will be emailed.
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