5 July, 2020
economic Security4Women Connection Program, Queensland

Economic Security4Women Connection Program, Queensland: Applications Now Open

10 female Queensland business leaders located in very remote Queensland, in a drought-affected area, have the opportunity to apply for The Economic Security4Women Connection Program. This exciting program is offered through Femeconomy Partner economic Security4Women (eS4W), and funded by the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund and applications close midnight...

2 July, 2020
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Femeconomy Director Jade Collins’ Occasional Address to CQUniversity Graduates

Femeconomy Director and 2019 CQUniversity Alumnus of the Year (Social Impact), Jade Collins (BArts/BBus 1999, MBusAdmin 2008) presented the Occasional Address at the Rockhampton Graduation Ceremony on 6 December 2019.  Good morning Chancellor, Ladies and Gentlemen. Firstly to all of the graduates, congratulations on achieving a significant milestone in your life...

22 June, 2020
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Case Study: Venu Cameron, Owner, Venuzi Pit Paste

Venu Cameron’s career background is in corporate procurement. Venu and her family left that world and moved to live off grid in rural Northern NSW. Venu wanted to create a product that echoed her values and the sustainable world she was trying to create for her family. That is how...

17 June, 2020
Northern NSW Femeconomy Connection Program - Clean Tea Director Jordana Edwards

Case Study: Jordana Edwards, Director Clean Tea Pty Ltd

2020 is a year like no other. And Clean Tea Director, Jordana Edwards has shown resilience, determination, astute business management and flexibility. These are all the reasons why Femeconomy nominated Jordana as an honoree for the Women2Watch in Business Disruption, where 100 women are selected globally. Jordana received the award...

17 June, 2020
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Your 2020 Career Audit

Shortly, the 2019/2020 financial year will have come to an end. How fast the year has gone. When it comes to your career, have you had a great year? A good year? Or are you counting down the seconds until you can start afresh? Before you can start planning for...

16 June, 2020
Griffith University Entrepreneur in Residence

Femeconomy Director Alanna Bastin-Byrne Joins Griffith University’s Entrepreneurs in Residence

Entrepreneur-in-residence (EiR) programs are growing in popularity in the Australian economy, including the higher education system. Femeconomy Director Alanna Bastin-Byrne has been invited by Dr Julienne Senyard and Associate Professor Naomi Birdthistle from the Griffith University Department of Business Strategy and Innovation to be one of three entrepreneurs-in-residence, alongside Jock Fairweather and...

27 May, 2020
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Femeconomy and WEConnect International Partner to Support Women Owned Businesses

Femeconomy and WEConnect International are collaborating to provide greater access for members to procurement opportunities Currently women owned businesses access less than 1% of the global procurement market. WEConnect International and Femeconomy are united by a common purpose to educate business owners and large procurement organisations on how their purchasing decisions can create gender...

22 April, 2020
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Alison Shaw, Owner Tambo Teddies

Tambo Teddies is a business that was born during crisis. Forged while drought ravaged Tambo 25 years ago, Tambo Teddies is a genuine case study in creating a business from necessity, and through perseverance and determination growing that business to a global brand. Alison Shaw, Owner of Tambo Teddies shares...

2 April, 2020
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How to get your career ‘unstuck’

I am often asked why women get stuck at career crossroads. There is a myriad of reasons why women get stuck, including gender stereotypes, gender inequality and discrimination. But there are also reasons deep within us that can be driving women get stuck. So if you have ever felt like...

16 March, 2020
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Mia de Rauch, Managing Director Flipswitch Media

With increasing amounts of video content available online, it’s bewildering to contemplate how to make your message stand out in the crowd, and for those not yet comfortable with the medium, how to even get started. Mia de Rauch, Managing Director of Flipswitch Media is an expert in her field,...

11 March, 2020
Amanda Edmonds

Amanda Edmonds, Principal & Licensed Conveyancer, Edmonds Conveyancing

Amanda Edmonds, Principal & Licensed Conveyancer, started Edmonds Conveyancing 16 years ago from her garage. She has grown the business to office premises in Ballina and Lismore, and also serves property buyers in Byron Bay, Alstonville, Casino, Kyogle, Evans Head and surrounds. With a booming Northern Rivers property market, Amanda...

10 March, 2020
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Venu Cameron, Founder, Venuzi

Venu Cameron left behind a corporate procurement career and city life four years ago to found her own business venture, Venuzi Pit Paste. Venuzi Pit Paste produce all natural, organic and vegan deodorant pastes, and have a commitment to protecting the environment and driving social change. Venu has grown her...