ENGAGING WOMEN AT JEWISH CARE'S ANNUAL BRUNCH

Interview with Delysia Pahoff

It was an enormous pleasure to meet guests at Jewish Care’s ‘Friends of Montefiore’ annual brunch in Melbourne. Sponsored by the Pratt Foundation, this event has a rich, thirty-four year history. 220 people travelled to Leonda by the Yarra to raise funds for Gary Smorgon House … Continue reading

Women's Agenda Leadership Awards

There’s undoubtedly a  wealth of talented women at the helm of some terrific websites, blogs, columns and/or podcasts here in Australia. We want to connect you with publishers who are consistently striving for a better world for women and girls. Writers and … Continue reading

HOW TO FIND YOURSELF AN 'OPEN NETWORK'

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 HANDMAID'S TALE' IN THE MODERN ERA

One of the world’s leading women novelists Margaret Eleanor Atwood wrote ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in April 1984. Atwood’s famous book is being brought to life in a provocative Hulu TV series. It’s the story of a woman called Offred, living in the republic … Continue reading

3 WAYS TO ELEVATE YOUR INFLUENCE

This blog has now become a recognised platform for women to elevate their voices and I take that influence very seriously. HERE ARE THE IRREFUTABLE FACTS: Despite years of good work, we are still lagging behind when it comes to gender equality. Latest … Continue reading

The tech entrepreneur

Interview with Cyan Ta'eed — Envato.

“It was only when I started saying ‘yes’ that things started happening. It was the wrong way around from what I’d imagined.” Cyan Ta’eed Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year.   Cyan Ta’eed co-founded super-successful digital goods company Envato from her … Continue reading

CARLA'S HOME, A MILLINER'S DIGS

Interview with Carla Murley — Murley & Co.

Welcome to the home of someone who turned her dreams into reality. Carla Murley Mebourne milliner. (I know, I know, Engaging Women is a magnet for these types) Carla Murley of Murley & Co is a talented milliner who also happens to be at the … 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