The art of finding your window of opportunity

Interview with Sara James

I think one of the things I’ve always remembered is the old, ‘If there’s not a door, there’s a window.’ Sara James Emmy award-winning journalist.   Sara James is an author, Emmy-award winning journalist and commentator who covers Australasia for … Continue reading

Memorial service for Fiona Richardson

A State Memorial Service for Fiona Richardson, who died of breast cancer last week, will be held in Melbourne’s Northcote on Thursday 31st August. FIONA RICHARDSON MEMORIAL SERVICE WHERE: Regal ballroom, 216 High St, Northcote VIC 3070, Ballroom MAP: Tap here for … Continue reading

UN Women National Committee Australia

Interview with Janelle Weissman

I believe that it takes one person at a time to shift the gender equality dial. Janelle Weissman, UN Women National Committee Australia.   UN Women is the United Nations entity for gender equality and women’s empowerment. It’s all about: … Continue reading

The Ambassador for Women and Girls

Interview with Natasha Stott Despoja

The difficulty of being a leader of a political party on a national level, being the most experienced person in the room (at one stage having served the longest) being the youngest and being female which meant that I still … Continue reading

The Luke Batty Foundation CEO

Interview with Rosie Batty

If Luke hadn’t died in such an extreme way, I’d just be one of those ‘family violence’ people no one listens to. Rosie Batty, CEO Luke Batty Foundation, Australian of the Year 2015.   Rosie Batty has continued to work tirelessly … 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 Provan.   … Continue reading

The Foundation for Young Australians CEO

Interview with Jan Owen — CEO Foundation for Young Australians.

We think about jobs as a kind of jungle gym now, not a ladder. You need very different skills and capabilities to cope. Jan Owen, AM.   Jan Owen knows a thing or two about preparing our young people to thrive in the new … Continue reading

About the Engaging Women platform

About Engaging Women.

Engaging women elevates the voices of Australian women and girls through publishing, mentorship and advocacy. We share insights and wisdom from some of the most accomplished people in the nation. It’s a site of trusted content, community, inspiration, and a video series. The … Continue reading

The Squarewave CEO

Interview with Jacinta Carboon

Society is missing out on the brain power and contribution of women. Everyone is too scared to really be disruptive. I think we need to be disruptive. Jacinta Carboon Squareweave CEO   Jacinta Carboon has been pushing gender equality for … Continue reading