20 March, 2017

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Female Leader, Kelly Stickel, Remodista

Kelly Stickel, Founder and CEO of Remodista has created a global think tank linking retailers to collaboratively forecast the latest trends in retail disruption. Kelly is a modern day female Nostradamus of retail. A global connector in the retail sphere, she has convened a passionate cohort of senior women leading retail to work...

20 March, 2017
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Female Leader, Kristy Chong, Modibodi

Kristy Chong, CEO and Founder of Modibodi has set about revolutionising women’s ‘unmentionables’ by tackling head on a topic that brings women and girls everywhere everyday a fair amount of discomfort, inconvenience, shame and humiliation. Using technology, she has disrupted the women’s underwear and feminine hygiene industry by offering a very...

19 March, 2017
Navigating the Intersection of Culture, Gender and Age

Navigating the Intersection of Culture, Gender and Age

Div Pillay is CEO and Co-Founder of MindTribes. A company that offers Cross Cultural Training and Performance Coaching for off-shored contact centres, global shared services, diverse onshore workforces and expatriates and in-patriates. Div shares with us her experience of being a young, South African, Indian woman in business. Her experiences were the impetus...

16 March, 2017

Female Leader, Sarina Russo, Sarina Russo Group

Sarina Russo, Founder and Managing Director of the Sarina Russo Group is an intrepid, entirely self-made and highly successful entrepreneur. The Sarina Russo Group, founded in 1979 in very humble circumstances now employs over 1000 staff. It’s a global leader in education, employment and training. Sarina’s book ‘Meet Me at...

16 March, 2017
Flexible Work Arrangements for Men

Sharing Caring: The Rise of Part-Time & Flexible Work Arrangements for Men

Part-time and flexible working arrangements are most predominantly accessed by women. The case for change is mounting though. More people are seeking greater work flexibility to manage caring responsibilities or pursue their non-work passions. ABS statistics show that the number of men working part-time has more than doubled over the last...

15 March, 2017
Julie Mathers Flora & Fauna

Female Leader, Julie Mathers, Flora & Fauna

Julie Mathers, Founder and CEO of Flora & Fauna is one of the most purpose driven entrepreneurs you will ever meet. A passionate retailer, whose mission is to have people ask what’s in their products and where did they come from, rather than who’s wearing them, Julie puts customers at the...

14 March, 2017
Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars

Female Leader, Layne Beachley, Aim For The Stars Foundation

Layne Beachley AO is one of Australia’s most inspiring role models. Now a sought after keynote speaker, trainer and author, Layne overcame a myriad of obstacles, including chronic fatigue, depression and injury, through sheer determination and grit to become a 7 time female Surfing World Champion. Not content with her incredible...

13 March, 2017
Women's March

Why we need to work together towards achieving true gender equality

Sarah Cannata, Founding Editor of This Woman Can, is a passionate gender equality advocate. Sarah shares how every single one of us can work together to accelerate achieving gender equality. One thing I have never been more sure of is: together, women can achieve anything we set our minds to. Having recently...

13 March, 2017
Dr Catherine Ball Remote Research Ranges

Female Leader, Dr Catherine Ball, Remote Research Ranges

Dr Catherine Ball, CEO and Founder of Remote Research Ranges wears many hats. She is an expert juggler of multiple commitments, accomplished speaker, natural networker, connector, disruptor and innovator. Catherine was named the 2015 Queensland Telstra Businesswoman of the Year and 2015 National Corporate and Private Sector Telstra Businesswoman of the Year....

1 March, 2017
The Case for Gender Equality

The Case for Gender Equality

Why do we need gender equality and how does Australia perform? Gender equality is about women and men accessing the same human rights and opportunities. The United Nations (UN) has a goal of a life of dignity for all. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goal number 5 is Gender Equality. However,...

1 March, 2017
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Don’t apologise for a black wardrobe

Fashion Weekly’s Director, Stacey O’Keeffe shares 12 reasons on why she has a black wardrobe. I personally support this because my wardrobe is decidedly black, featuring classics that stand the test of time. Plus, I swear I am colour-blind. I also look like Wednesday from the Addams Family, so I may...

1 March, 2017

What does your handbag say about your personality?

Fashion Weekly’s Fashion Editor, Jessica Lunan journeys from oversized totes to mini micro bags, exploring what your handbag says about you. Enjoy browsing the selection chosen by Femeconomy from our approved brands! I’m an avid tote bag carrier. There’s just something about being prepared for every occasion that brings my soul...