Measuring the social impact of Engaging Women’s not-for-profit Ambassadors program isn’t solely based on how much money we raise to support women and children. It is also about the connections you forge with other women, their wider community and the new skills you … Continue reading

Dear Quentin

Interview with Dame Quentin Bryce

Academic, lawyer, human rights advocate, university college principal, vice-regal representative in Queensland, and Australia and a grandmother… that’s just the start of Dame Quentin’s illustrious achievements. You’d be hard pressed to find an Australian who doesn’t hold a degree of affection … Continue reading

The art of finding your purpose

Interview with Kemi Nekvapil

Want to hear more? Tap here for more video chats with Kemi and Martine. Contemporary guide to empowering Australian women

The art of asking - extended cut

Interview with Kemi Nekvapil

  We’ve enticed some of Australia’s best communicators to participate in a video series designed to embolden more Australian women to step into public life. The result is unscripted content aptly named, ‘The Trick.’ The Trick’s aim is to empower, inform lives with intelligent content … Continue reading

The Melbourne Comedy Festival Director

Interview with Susan Provan — Melbourne International Comedy Festival Director .

I’ve been lucky to have some great mentors who I can chew that fat with and a great network of friends, it’s amazing to sit and have a cup of tea with friends to help you figure things out. Susan Proven. Susan … Continue reading

The art of self-empowerment

Interview with Kemi Nekvapil

Our new video content is all about sharing strategies and techniques to enable more women to embrace their voice in Australian society. It’s not just for business women or aspiring women leaders, it’s for artists, makers, scientists, sportswomen, professional mums, no matter what stage … Continue reading


What’s on for women and girls in Melbourne this school holidays and beyond? We’ve compiled a snapshot of activities and events to bring out the best in women and girls in and around Melbourne. All events listed via Engaging Women must reflect … Continue reading


Question for you: what do you think is the biggest predictor of success? A quick poll of friends suggests: smarts, tenacity, luck, looks and who you know. However, a recent Medium post by author and entrepreneur Michael Simmons, shows science actually offers a … Continue reading

The art of improving our body image

Here’s the thing. 86 per cent of Australian women say they will cancel plans, job interviews or other engagements because they’re aren’t happy with the way they look. A global study for a well-known body care product interviewed more than … Continue reading