17 February, 2017
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Female Leader, Rebecca Medcalf, Organic Index

Rebecca Medcalf, co-founded Organic Index with her two sisters Emma Dowling and Melissa Krueger to promote natural, organic and crafted body products from Australia and New Zealand. From the belief that beauty and wellness are inseparable, the sisters have forged a successful online and bricks and mortar business. Rebecca shares their story. At what...

17 February, 2017
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Are We Being Smart Together?

Megumi Miki, a Quietly Powerful Woman shares with us a thought provoking piece on being conscious around inclusion and collaboration. Having worked with many teams, I have come across many with very smart people who are not very smart together Leaders often scratch their heads wondering why they cannot be...

15 February, 2017
Little Black Dress

The Little Black Dress

Ever wondered how to style and wear the little black dress like the fashion elite? Director of Fashion Weekly, Stacey O’Keefe shares her tips on making the most of your Little Black Dress or LBD. Using Stacey’s tips, Femeconomy have selected some LBD options from our approved brands! The LBD is a...

14 February, 2017
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Share the Care: Making Caring Responsibilities Visible

Simone McLaughlin, Founder and CEO of Jobs Shared, works with companies to provide innovative and practical solutions for flexible working arrangements. Simone shares her advice on normalising workplace flexibility and how to visibly Share the Care. Flexible work isn’t just for parents While it is one of my pet peeves to...

14 February, 2017
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Female Leader, Natalie Knoll, Bird and Knoll

Natalie Knoll, Founder of Bird & Knoll, met her Co-Founder Macayla Chapman at their children’s swimming lessons. A friendship was forged during the tedium of weekly lessons, which turned into a successful business partnership, that the pair manage remotely. Natalie is based in Australia and Macayla in New Zealand. Bird & Knoll launched in March...

14 February, 2017
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Female Leaders, Gillian Corban and Amanda Blair, Corban & Blair

Corban & Blair’s unique designer stationery products are thoughtfully created to showcase the culture, beauty, flora and fauna of Australia. Business partners for 30 years, Gillian Corban and Amanda Blair are also cousins. They have continued to reinvent their offering as consumer preferences have evolved, into a tapestry of enduring business success. Every piece in their...

14 February, 2017
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Female Leader, Irene Falcone, Nourished Life

Irene Falcone, CEO and Founder of Nourished Life created the business in 2012 to provide trusted, environmentally-friendly beauty products. Her website offers the best and latest in natural, organic, vegan, ethical and sustainable beauty health and wellbeing products, as well as naturopathic advice. From selling her car and house to raise $30,000 to...

6 February, 2017
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Welcome Altair! International Women’s Day 2017 #BeBoldForChange

Altair Comes from a Planet of Gender Equality Altair’s planet is the only one orbiting the star Altair. Their star was unpredictable and often changed shape. As a consequence, the sea levels and temperature rose and much of the land became flooded or uninhabitable. The people needed the power of all...

6 February, 2017
Welcome Altair International Women's Day 2017 Altair Arrives

Is Your Daughter the World’s Next Superhero Altair?

This International Women’s Day we invite you to witness the arrival of a new superhero. A girl named Altair. She is probably in your home right now, sitting beside you. She could be your daughter, your sister, your friend. What are Altair’s superpowers? Altair sees the future. She knows that...

2 February, 2017
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Female Leader, Penny Brown, Ryder

Penny Brown, Founder and Designer of the Ryder Label, draws her creative inspiration from her childhood family holidays on the Australian coast. Her Melbourne born women’s clothing line evokes a relaxed, country aesthetic. Ryder was founded in 2012, originally as a diffusion line from the Arabella Ramsay collection, based on denim and leather. Penny has...

1 February, 2017
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Gender Equality Services now available on Femeconomy

For most companies, the path to achieving gender equality is a journey. For those on the journey, it is important you can access expertise from professional Gender Equality services who ‘walk the talk’. In our new Gender Equality Services Category we will profile businesses who have the runs on the board, and...

30 January, 2017

Successful Women: Throw Down Your Tresses

Trina Hockley, successful retailer, female trades advocate, experienced Board Director and Chair of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Gold Coast committee knows a thing or two about being a female leader in a male dominated industry, having worked in the Electrical industry for most of her career. Given Trina’s...