11 February, 2021
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Supporting Women Owned Business: Lisa Carter, Clear Insurance

Femeconomy’s Supporting Women Owned Business mini-blog series is intended to amplify how women led and women owned businesses are supporting each other, and to encourage more businesses to include women led and women owned businesses in their purchasing decisions. Clear Insurance demystifies insurance and helps our clients to sensibly manage their...

9 February, 2021
How Women Owned Businesses Impact Women's Economic Security

How Women Owned Businesses Impact Women’s Economic Security

The number of Australian women operating their own businesses has steadily increased over the past 20 years. Internationally, Australia’s experience is similar to that of the United Kingdom, where in recent years the number of women in self-employment has been increasing at a faster rate than the number of men....

8 February, 2021
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Advice from Men: How to be an Effective Male Ally

This article was originally published by Advancing Women, and authored by Michelle Redfern. WHAT DO MEN THINK? The term male ally has grown in popularity. Given how ubiquitous the term now is, it got me thinking, what does it really take to be a male ally – but from the perspective...

25 January, 2021
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Supporting Women Owned Business: Kristal Kinsela, IPS Management Consultants

Femeconomy’s Supporting Women Owned Business mini-blog series is intended to amplify how women led and women owned businesses are supporting each other, and to encourage more businesses to include women led and women owned businesses in their purchasing decisions. IPS is a majority Indigenous-owned organisation providing innovative and focused consulting services...

6 January, 2021
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Supporting Women Owned Business: Sheena Ireland, Specialists in Communications

Femeconomy’s Supporting Women Owned Business mini-blog series is intended to amplify how women led and women owned businesses are supporting each other, and to encourage more businesses to include women led and women owned businesses in their purchasing decisions. Specialists in Communications is the trusted adviser and reliable communications team for businesses...

16 December, 2020
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Femeconomy Retail Gender Equality Progress Report 2021

We recently updated our brand directory, with 37 brands joining the approved ranks, and 37 brands no longer approved. It’s an informative process of reviewing each record against our criteria, re-researching each brand’s leadership composition, and amending our website directory to reflect any changes. Over 860 brands meet our criteria. When...

25 November, 2020
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Your Brilliant Career

This article was originally published by Advancing Women, and authored by Michelle Redfern. Your brilliant career is dependent on you starting, and continuing professional skills development activity. CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is the ongoing process of developing professional skills and knowledge through interactive, participation-based or independent learning. I like to describe my...

25 November, 2020
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We should feel safe to bring our ‘whole self’ to work

This article was originally published by Advancing Women, and authored by Michelle Redfern. When 68% of LGBTIQ+ people in the U.S. report they are often not able to bring their full self to work and are compromised by feelings of ‘otherness’, it makes me sad, and also compelled me to share...

22 October, 2020
Flexible and remote work are the 'new normal'

Flexible and remote work are the ‘new normal’

Australian workplaces may well have changed permanently as a result of COVID-19. According to Femeconomy founder Jade Collins, there may be a silver lining to the pandemic. This post was authored by QSuper She’s on Q and first published as Pandemic may lead to permanent workplace change. Femeconomy is a national...

20 October, 2020
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Renovations and Building Booming during COVID-19

COVID-19 has sparked growth in spending on home renovations, building and property maintenance. Australian families have been renovating their properties during the coronavirus pandemic, with the average budget coming in at $63,188 according to latest lending data. Femeconomy members from the building, renovation and property sector shared their experience of...

19 October, 2020
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Cristina Zito, Owner, Cristina for Fair Trade

With ingenuity that country people are renowned for, Cristina Zito, Owner of Cristina for Fair Trade has created not one, but two successful businesses in the very remote, tiny town of Adavale, in outback Queensland, after moving there 10 years ago. Adavale boasts a total population of 15 people, and...