28 February, 2017
organise your wardrobe

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7 Tips to Organise your Wardrobe

Is your wardrobe essentially a fashion crime scene due to the unorganised mess in your closet? Well fear not, Fashion Weekly’s Fashion Editor, Jessica Lunan shares 7 tips to organise your wardrobe. Create an organised and fresh wardrobe in no time. 1. “Have I worn this in the past year?” This...

27 February, 2017
Why Keeping the Focus on Women on Boards is Crucial

AICD: Why Keeping the Focus on Women on Boards is Crucial

Femeconomy’s approval criteria is aligned to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) target of 30% women on boards by 2018. We asked Rhian Richardson, AICD’s Board Diversity Manager to share with us the advocacy role, progress and strategies currently undertaken by the AICD to achieve this goal. Championing greater...

27 February, 2017
Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins

Female Leader, Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Australia

Kate Jenkins is Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner, and was appointed to the role in 2016, having previously served as Victoria’s Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner. In the 2015 AFR/Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards, Kate was recognised for her work in public policy. With a background in employment law, Kate...

23 February, 2017
Elizabeth Briedis Spell and the Gypsy Collective

Female Leader, Elizabeth Abegg, Spell & The Gypsy Collective

Elizabeth Abegg, Co-Founder of Spell & the Gypsy Collective with sister Isabella Pennefather shares how she career transitioned from film editing to fashion retail and how the sisters from Byron Bay have grown a market jewellery business into a global fashion success story. Known worldwide for its gypsy inspired, modern bohemian...

23 February, 2017
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Female Leader, Phoebe Yu, ettitude

Phoebe Yu, Founder of ettitude works directly with manufacturers to design and create a beautiful range of modern basic bed linen using sustainable design, technology and organic bamboo. The sheets, made from 100% organic bamboo lyocell are as fine as 1000 count Egyptian cotton, but the manufacturing process uses two thirds less...

23 February, 2017
Gender Equality on Screen

Girls and Boys – Towards Gender Equality on Screen

Kristen Souvlis and Nadine Bates, Co-Founders of Like a Photon Creative (LAPC) are passionate about ensuring equal gender representation in children’s on screen programs. LAPC is a fast growing creative company specialising children’s screen content. They spoke to us about how they are challenging existing stereotypes in the children’s programming LAPC creates. Little...

22 February, 2017
Libby Lyons Workplace Gender Equality Agency

Libby Lyons: Using Data to Drive Change Towards a Gender Equal Future

Libby Lyons, Director of Australia’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) shares with us how her organisation is using data to build the business case for gender equity. Australia leads the world in the quality of gender equality reporting required by employers, and therefore available to provide insight regarding our progress. Advocating for the equal...

22 February, 2017
Packing Light for a Work Trip

Packing Light for a Work Trip with Style

Work recently had me catching a last minute flight to Sydney for a three day conference. Packing light for a work trip can be tricky. Usually I would be met with sheer panic as I try to mentally put outfits together. I relentlessly rummage through my closet in hopes that...

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
being smart together

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...