About the Engaging Women platform

About Engaging Women.

Engaging women elevates the voices of Australian 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 … Continue reading

The Squarewave CEO

Interview with Jacinta Carboon

Society is missing out on the brain power and contribution of women. Everyone is too scared to really be disruptive. I think we need to be disruptive. Jacinta Carboon Squareweave CEO   Jacinta Carboon has been pushing gender equality for … Continue reading

YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAM - HOW TO APPLY

Joan Kirner Young Emerging Leaders Program how to apply   I had the opportunity to meet the late Joan Kirner and was the recipient of her words of wisdom on several occasions. I’m not at all surprised a Young and Emerging Leaders Program … 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

The art of speaking out

Interview with Sara James

A global survey on the status of women in the news media shows our position in the workforce has changed little in fifteen years. We have made small progress into some key editorial positions yet it’s still rare to find women … Continue reading

The art of trusting your own narrative

Interview with Sara James

It is such a pleasure to feature the amazing Sara James in the next series of our video content designed to embolden more women to step into public life. This 4.43 sec video covers how this Emmy-award winning correspondent and anchor … Continue reading

OUR WATCH SAYS THANKS

Congratulations to Natalie Bell, her friends, colleagues and friends of Engaging Women who raised a solid $3,366.09 for Our Watch. This fantastic result is the latest effort from our Ambassadors Program and has been acknowledged in a letter from Our Watch CEO Mary Barry: … Continue reading

RAISING MONEY FOR OUR WATCH

Fundraiser for Our Watch.

Thank you to nearly 160 awesome humans who turned out for last night’s fundraiser for Our Watch. True to form, Nat Bell got the fundraising off to a flying start, recruiting some impressive worker bees. And the art raffles were a major hit thanks to … Continue reading

BE INSPIRED BY OUR ENGAGING WOMEN

Our speakers include:   THE ORIGINAL DISRUPTOR DR ELIZABETH CAMERON DALMAN OAM At 81-years-old, Elizabeth has a zest for living which has inspired many. Elizabeth pioneered modern dance in this country by establishing The Australian Dance Theatre despite conservative forces in the 60’s. Choreographer, teacher and performer, … Continue reading

THE ART OF SPONSORSHIP

Interview with Kemi Nekvapil

A recent report by the Women’s Gender Equality Agency and Curtain University reveals that even female execs are earning $93,000 less on average than our male counterparts. A gap which comes to around 26 percent. Gender bias and dinosaur attitudes towards women … Continue reading