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Judging the Telstra Business Women’s awards was a reminder of the importance of women backing themselves.  I honed in on the entrants who were happy to tell the world about their successes and failures, whose vision for the future was … Continue reading

YOUR INVITE TO NETWORK

City of Melbourne Women in Business lunch 2017   Engaging Women is thrilled to be involved in this year’s City of Melbourne ‘Women in Business’ networking event. Melbourne’s magnificent Town Hall will host hundreds of guests who will receive insights … Continue reading

BE INSPIRED BY OUR ENGAGING WOMEN

MC, panel facilitator, gender diversity social commentator on women’s rights MARTINE HARTE Martine Harte is a dedicated gender equality advocate, who was awarded a prestigious Melbourne Press Club Gold Quill Award for excellence, a Logie award nomination for journalism 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

3 WAYS TO ELEVATE YOUR INFLUENCE

This site has become a recognised platform for women to elevate their voices and we take that influence very seriously. Despite years of good work, Australia is still lagging behind when it comes to gender equality. Latest estimates say it will take 117 … 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

HOW TO ATTRACT 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

WATCH OUR NEW 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

10 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. Truth is, I cannot recall a public speaking gig when I have walked on stage without … Continue reading