Our patron

Margaret Pomeranz AM

Margaret Pomeranz AM presented The Movie Show on SBS and subsequently At The Movies on the ABC for twenty eight years. She is past President of Watch on Censorship, and of the Film Critics Circle of Australia. She is patron of the Adelaide Film Festival and of the Human Rights Film Festival.

“I am absolutely delighted to be part of Dame Changer. I’ve been a great believer in the talents of women for many many decades now and this initiative to promote their careers in the film and television industry is exciting, hopefully producing a dynamic shift in the status quo.”

Our advisory board

Dame Changer is currently approaching women leaders in the screen industry to join the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board provides strategic leadership and governance to Dame Changer.

Jane Corden

Heather Oxenham

Debra Richards

Caroline Verge

Jennifer Naughton

Anny Havercroft

Lisa Main

Narelda Jacobs

Julie Demsey

Our founding and support circle

Special thanks to the Dames that helped shape and form Dame Changer and continue to contribute:

Linda Carruthers

Monica Davidson

Brenda Pam

Rachel Ward

Emma Madison

Bethany Bruce

Brenda Pam

Megan Hauptfleisch


We strongly believe that diversity contributes to our broader collective experience. We are working hard to increase the diversity in our teams and membership wherever we can. We actively encourage all women, including women with disability to apply for our programs and membership.