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

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

HOW I ADVANCED MY CAREER IN TECH

Interview with Maria Markman — Chair ACS Victoria.

I created a plan to improve my soft skills and started looking at what kind of professional and personal development I could do. Maria Markman, Chair ACS Victoria.   Maria Markman was a teenager living in Russia when her astute dad … Continue reading

Attracting Australian Women & Girls to ICT

Interview with ACS - Diversity How far have we come?

“There’s a war for talent. Women need to go where they’re celebrated, not tolerated.” Rohini Kappadath, Senior advisor India Business Practice, KPMG.   It was very refreshing to start the day at ACS Victoria’s “Diversity – how far have we come?” breakfast at … Continue reading

Introducing 'The Trick' video series

After working on air in 2016 for Foxtel’s SKY news and clocking up more than a decade with Network Ten, the prospect of bringing fresh video content with an ‘Engaging Women philosophy’ proved irresistible. For us to forge ahead, however, our video content … Continue reading

3 TOP PUBLIC SPEAKING TIPS

Standing on the National Press Club dias in front of esteemed guests including Federal Minister for Women Michaelia Cash was both exhilarating and  intimidating. In fact, I  can’t remember an mc’ing or public speaking gig when I have walked on … Continue reading

WATCH: 5 INSPIRING TED TALKS BY WOMEN

It’s hard to believe TED was supposed to be a one-off conference on technology, entertainment and design. The rich tapestry of storytelling and change-making ideas has influenced lives around the world. The Guardian.com compiled this list of  5 must-hear TED Talks … Continue reading

EVER CONSIDERED JOINING A BOARD?

LInspired by this week’s engaging woman Hayley Baillie and her role as a board member? Although her extensive tourism experience led to her being approached for the role there’s no reason we can’t forge our own path. If you want … Continue reading

BE INSPIRED BY OUR ENGAGING WOMEN

Our Speakers Include: Inspire your women. More speakers, journalists and MCS announced soon. Email info@engagingwomen.com.au with any questions you may have.