16 April, 2019

Catherine Fox on Women Kind, quotas and advancing women in the workplace

Catherine Fox, Director of Diversity at Women & Leadership Australia (WLA), author, columnist and broadcaster, has spent more than 20 years finding out how we can get more women into the workplace. She is speaking at WLA’s forthcoming Australian Women’s Leadership Symposiums, delivering a fascinating session entitled Women Kind: Unlocking...

3 April, 2019
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Female Leader, Lyndell Fogarty, CEO performHR

Lyndell Fogarty CEO performHR started her business 10 years ago, with a vision of providing a HR service model that allowed business leaders to focus on leading, growing and protecting their organisations. Ten years on and performHR is leading the way in how professional HR delivery can be – pragmatic, agile and...

18 March, 2019
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Female Leader, Louise Bezzina, CEO & Artistic Director, Bleach* Festival

Louise Bezzina created and launched the first incredibly successful Bleach* The Gold Coast Festival in just 6 months. As CEO and Artistic Director of Bleach*, Louise has since 2011 established the Festival’s reputation as a leading Queensland Arts organisation. Last year, this lead to Bleach* featuring as part of the...

6 March, 2019
Queensland Voices call for nominations

Nominations are now closed: Queensland Voices

Queensland is built by amazing Queenslanders. Every day women are moving Queensland forward. We want to make sure their voices are heard, and their faces known. History is stacked with invisible women. The 2016 Women in Media report stated that women are 21% of quoted media sources and this drops...

4 March, 2019

Female Leader, Pinky McKay, Director Boobie Bikkies

Pinky McKay is Australia’s most recognised breastfeeding expert (you’ve probably seen her on the telly), best-selling author of four books on parenting, breastfeeding and baby sleep, as well as being an entrepreneur and the creator of Boobie Bikkies lactation cookies. Boobie Bikkies were created in 2012, and now export internationally....

6 February, 2019
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Female Leader, Michelle Redfern, Founder Advancing Women

In 2016 Michelle Redfern made the risky leap from corporate executive to entrepreneur, founding Advancing Women with the mission to improve gender diversity in the business and sporting arenas. She has carefully curated a diverse portfolio career, which includes: Founder of Women Who Get It (WWGI), a professional women’s networking...

17 January, 2019
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Female Leader, Caroline McCulloch, Founder & Designer FRANKiE4

Caroline McCulloch, Founder and Designer FRANKiE4 is a Physiotherapist and Podiatrist whose shoe venture began because she could no longer bear the distress that the fashion vacuum of healthy shoe options was causing her customers. Like many ‘overnight success’ stories, Caroline has determinedly weathered and overcome 8 years of business challenges...

6 January, 2019
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The Femeconomy Network – breaking down the tall poppy syndrome

Australia’s Tall Poppy Syndrome is impacting women’s path to leadership. Business advisors regularly talk about the benefits of building a personal brand. Yet, when some women do, they are told they’re conceited. Some women don’t want to talk about the awards they have won. Others have experienced negative reactions from...

19 December, 2018
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Female Leader, Stacey Head, Founder & Managing Director she wear

A rusty nail through the foot inspired Stacey Head, Founder and Managing Director of she wear to start her company. Stacey launched she wear in 2013, with her first range of comfortable, well fitting boots designed specifically for women. Her growth has been phenomenal, with she wear now Australia’s largest...

10 December, 2018
Female Leader Conversations 2019 Ebook

Female Leader Conversations Ebook 2019

Women represent about 13% of quoted media sources when it comes to business. So, the stories of Australian female leaders go largely untold. Femeconomy’s female leader interviews with our community are a way to remedy this imbalance for the women achieving outstanding results in business. Stories of female leaders, who...

10 December, 2018
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Sam Trattles: Female Leader Conversations Ebook

Female Leader Conversations Ebook feature, Other Side of the Table Director, Sam Trattles said, “Negotiating isn’t a fight. You’re simply engaging in a conversation. Your aim is to reach a fair and reasonable exchange of value.” About Known for her strategic approach on either side of the negotiating table Has negotiated...