WIRV (formerly known as IWIRC (Vic)) was formed in February 1996 and since then has grown energetically in stature and momentum, boasting on average of over 300 financial members.
In October 1996, WIRV was formally incorporated and obtained its status as a not for profit, professional association.
WIRV is a not for profit professional organisation, which through a female executive, connect, empowers and contributes to its members, the insolvency industry and the wider community.
The purposes of WIRV are to:
(a) empower women in the insolvency industry;
(b) provide networking opportunities;
(c) provide professional development opportunities;
(d) provide leadership opportunities;
(e) foster lasting professional relationships; and
(f) contribute to the wider community.
WIRV has a diverse membership base, which includes leading lawyers, accountants, bankers, academics and policy makers, and consequently provides excellent networking opportunities for those working in insolvency and related fields.
The WIRV Committee is comprised of 20 women in the insolvency sector. WIRV is famous for its annual Footy Finals Luncheon which is held in September and attracts over 700 attendees. In addition to this event, WIRV hosts breakfast briefings during the year together with a number of other networking events.
Disclaimer: Women in Insolvency and Restructuring Victoria (ABN 39 872 710 230) is a not for profit organisation and commencing 1 February 2017, will be registered for GST.