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Game day lunch - Rd10: The Footy Lady, Dr Susan Alberti AC

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Saturday 16 June 2018 12:00pm ~ Saturday 16 June 2018 12:00pm

Brunswick Street Oval Community Rooms

Join the first lady of football for a very special pre-game lunch on Saturday 16 June in this year's FitzroyIT game.

Dr Susan Alberti AC, will head to Brunswick Street Oval to tell her story with a particular emphasis on the meteoric growth of women's football.

Author of a new book, The Footy Lady, her extensive involvement in football - as former Vice President of the Western Bulldogs and Director of the AFL National Women¡¦s League Advisory Group - is just one part of her fascinating personal story.

Susan is one of Australia¡¦s pre-eminent philanthropists, having donated millions of dollars to medical research and other charitable causes over her successful business career.

Susan developed a passion for medical research when her only child, Danielle, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in the 1980s. Danielle tragically died from the complications arising from the chronic disease. It was at that point Susan¡¦s li

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