AMBASSADORS RAISE THOUSANDS FOR WHITE RIBBON

WHO? Engaging Women. A striking blue moon guided 180 generous folk to Melbourne’s Lido cinema last Friday night, for our White Ribbon charity night in. The energy was nothing short of phenomenal. Best Part? Engaging Women’s community raises money for charity… WIth less than seven days notice loyal … Continue reading

AMBASSADORS RAISE THOUSANDS FOR FAIR AGENDA

WHO: Engaging Women CAUSE: Fair Agenda MOVIE: Suffragette GUESTS: Brilliant women and men of Melbourne. The Dalai Lama is onto something when he says, “The world will be saved by women.” Who would have thought we’d get a strong turnout for an advanced screening of … Continue reading

AMBASSADORS RAISE FUNDS FOR LUKE BATTY FOUNDATION

WHO: Melissa Jeffcott – Ambassador for Good CAUSE: The Luke Batty Foundation Never Alone Campaign MOVIE: Mother’s Day – starring Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts GUESTS: Bayside Melbourne change-makers. Last Friday night another group of change-makers took time out from their busy lives … Continue reading

WHY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NEEDS TO BE CALLED OUT BY US ALL

The ‘Family Violence forum’ held in Toorak last week – 30 hand-picked bloggers from around Australia heard from Australian of the Year Rosie Batty, Detective Superintendent Rod Jouning, Nappy Collective’s Sandra Jacobs and MC Giaan Rooney. Photos – supplied. “Let’s get feisty about … Continue reading

The social changemaker

Interview with Renee Carr

“Seeing 30,000 people turn out on the streets for the peace march after her murder and seeing the way that people were engaging around issues affecting women.” Renee Carr. We are living in a unique moment in Australia’s history. Family violence is … Continue reading

OUR WHITE RIBBON AUSTRALIA AWARD

OUR And in news just in… our community continues to make a positive impact in the world. We get it done! Engaging Women has just won the White Ribbon Foundation highest women fundraising award following our event at the amazing Lido Theatre. You guys … Continue reading

WATCH: BRILLIANT 'HE FOR SHE' SPEECH

This week I was contacted by Plan International Australia, a global children’s rights organisation. They are asking blogs like mine to help break barriers faced by so many young girls; such as child marriage and being denied an education. Plan International drew my … Continue reading

CONGRATS THE NAPPY COLLECTIVE

It’s hard to fathom how much The Nappy Collective has achieved in just one year. For one they’ve collected a whopping 109,669 NAPPIES. Giving practical and emotional support to so many mothers and children in crisis. SERIOUSLY AMAZING. I was so honoured to … Continue reading

WATCH: HAPPY, KIND HUMANS

    Have a challenge for you… See if you can watch this quick YouTube clip without smiling. Go on … give it a shot. Residents from a New Zealand retirement village are making the world grin with their cover … Continue reading