14 August, 2018
Financial literacy

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Women’s Financial Literacy by Finance Women’s Founder, Rhiannon Robinson

Finance Women’s Founder Rhiannon Robinson was interviewed for SBS World News to comment on the low levels of women’s financial literacy reported in the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey run by the University of Melbourne*. Only 35% of women were able to answer every one of the 5 questions correctly,...

14 August, 2018
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Gender Equality Services: Corporate Diversity Pathways

In Australia, companies are realising that Diversity and Inclusion is good for business. With 46% of the workforce represented by women, inclusive targets of 50% of women represented on leadership teams are being set and achieved by Boards, CEO’s and Heads of Diversity + Inclusion. However, we still have a long...

12 August, 2018
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Call for Nominations: Queensland Voices

Queensland is built by amazing Queenslanders. Every day women are moving Queensland forward. We want to make sure their voices are heard, and their faces known. History is stacked with invisible women. The 2016 Women in Media report stated that women are 21% of quoted media sources and this drops...

9 August, 2018
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Female Leader, Sandy Abram, Founder Wholesome Hub

Sandy Abram Founder Wholesome Hub and Co-Founder First Ray has embraced multiple career transitions, from Registered Nurse to corporate Asia-Pacific Marketing Manager for Adobe, to organic food wholesaler and ecommerce retailer. She has embraced the journey and been running her own show for over 13 years now as a successful business...

6 August, 2018
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Female Leader, Caroline McGuire, Owner Clariti Consulting

Caroline McGuire (FCPHR) Owner Clariti Consulting is a HR Specialist and Coach, with over twenty years experience. Caroline is a member of the National Board of Directors of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) and the Queensland AHRI State President. She is also a Board Director of Re-Think, Re-Engage Australia, and an...

5 August, 2018
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Stripping back your business for growth by Sonya Stattmann

If you have ever tended a garden, you probably are familiar with the idea of pruning back the trees and flowers for better growth. This same concept applies to business. Sometimes you have to strip back your business to stabilise for growth. Stripping back your business can feel vulnerable, but...

30 July, 2018
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b.box is Fun for Kids and Functional for Parents

In 2007, best friends Monique Filer and Dannielle Michaels teamed-up to bring the baby-world their first invention, b.box’s diaper wallet. While on a flight to New Zealand, Dannielle found the task of changing her newborn’s diaper to be quite clumsy and awkward. Thus, the idea for a convenient, all-in-1 essential baby...

30 July, 2018
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Female Leader, Di Williams, Founder and Chair Fernwood Fitness

Diana (Di) Williams Founder and Chair Fernwood Fitness started her business 30 years ago with $7,000 and one gym in a vacant schoolroom. In 2018 the franchise business is nationwide with 70 clubs across Australia and a multi-million dollar turnover. Di achieved this level of success step by step, through...

23 July, 2018

Female Leader, Lyn Tuit, Director & Principal Momentum2

Lyn Tuit Director and Principal Momentum2 commenced her career in business and marketing with roles at State Theatre Company South Australia and NSW Ministry for Arts. A passion for all things French was sparked at age 17 when she won an Alliance Française prize for secondary students in Western Australia, then...

16 July, 2018
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Female Leaders, Brooke MacGregor & Tammy Stanton, Women in Power

Brooke MacGregor Managing Director Genergy and Tammy Stanton Director Platinum Electricians Morningside are on a mission to increase the representation of women in the Electrotechnology Industry. As well as each running their own successful electrotechnology businesses, they are founding members of Women in Power, and lead fun electrical sessions in...

16 July, 2018
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Female Leader, Dr Karen Joyce, Co-Founder She Flies

Dr Karen Joyce is Co-Founder and Chief Education Officer at She Flies and a Senior Lecturer in Remote Sensing at James Cook University. Karen studied a PhD in Geographical Sciences where her research focussed on using satellites and aerial cameras to map different types of coral and algae on the...