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

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

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?

Inspired 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

WHY DIGITAL PROOF MATTERS

Confession: I was once one of the many journalists who feared and resisted the digital revolution, refusing to open a Facebook account because I was hoping it would all go away. Like the rest of my profession I’ve been forced to adapt to the new … Continue reading