- 21 August 1916
Wollstonecraft, New South Wales, Australia
- 15 August 1991
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Community worker, Women's rights activist and Women's rights organiser
- Alternative Names
- Smith, Joyce (maiden name, 21 August 1916 - 31 August 1939)
Joyce McConnell was appointed to the Order of the British Empire on 12 June 1976 for community services. She was an active member of a number of national women's groups and Australian Capital Territory associations. McConnell was President of the National Council of Women of Australia, member of the National Women's Advisory Council, National Women's Consultative Council and the Federation of University Women. In 1976 McConnell was Australia's delegate to the International Council of Women conference in Vancouver.