About the Engaging Women platform

About Engaging Women.

Engaging women elevates the voices of women and girls through publishing, mentorship and advocacy. We share insights and wisdom from some of the most accomplished people in the nation. It’s a site of trusted content, community, inspiration, and a video series. The National … Continue reading

The art of finding your window of opportunity

Interview with Sara James

I think one of the things I’ve always remembered is the old, ‘If there’s not a door, there’s a window.’ Sara James Emmy award-winning journalist.   Sara James is an author, Emmy-award winning journalist and commentator who covers Australasia for … Continue reading


Judging the Telstra Business Women’s awards was a reminder of the importance of women backing themselves.  I honed in on the entrants who were happy to tell the world about their successes and failures, whose vision for the future was … Continue reading


In news just in, Natalie Hutchins has been appointed Victoria’s Minister for Women and the Prevention of Family Violence. She steps into the role following the passing of Fiona Richardson MP. Premier Daniel Andrews says, “I decided who could best … Continue reading

Memorial service for Fiona Richardson

A State Memorial Service for Fiona Richardson, who died of breast cancer last week, will be held in Melbourne’s Northcote on Thursday 31st August. FIONA RICHARDSON MEMORIAL SERVICE WHERE: Regal ballroom, 216 High St, Northcote VIC 3070, Ballroom MAP: Tap here for … Continue reading


City of Melbourne Women in Business lunch 2017   Engaging Women is thrilled to be involved in this year’s City of Melbourne ‘Women in Business’ networking event. Melbourne’s magnificent Town Hall will host hundreds of guests who will receive insights … Continue reading

UN Women National Committee Australia

Interview with Janelle Weissman

I believe that it takes one person at a time to shift the gender equality dial. Janelle Weissman, UN Women National Committee Australia.   UN Women is the United Nations entity for gender equality and women’s empowerment. It’s all about: … Continue reading