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BPW AUSTRALIA PAST PRESIDENT 1964-1966 BPW INTERNATIONAL PAST PRESIDENT 1974 – 1977 83 YEARS VALE – BERYL NASHAR O.B.E 9 July 1923 - 12 May 2012.

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1 BPW AUSTRALIA PAST PRESIDENT BPW INTERNATIONAL PAST PRESIDENT 1974 – YEARS VALE – BERYL NASHAR O.B.E 9 July May 2012

2 BERYL NASHER GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY FIRST IN HER CLASS AS THE ONLY GIRL IN HER YEAR. THE BOYS OBJECTED TO HER BEING IN AN ALL-MALE CLASS AS SHE WOULD BE A DISTRACTION Beryl Nashar

3 Beryl Nashar Academic 1952 the first Australian awarded a PhD in Australia Appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Newcastle in 1969.The first woman ever to hold a Dean's position in an Australian University to 1980, Professor of Geology and Head of Department, University of Newcastle and in 1980 become Emeritus Professor, University of Newcastle..

4 Beryl Nashar - BPW Beryl was on the International Federation Executive for 9 years Responsible for initiating the upgrading of the Federation’s Non-Government status in the United National ECOSOC from Category 2 to Category 1. An initiator of Project 5-0, which in under-developed countries joined five of the world’s leading women’s organisations together to fund projects for women

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