My career in engineering

Interview with Mei Wan

“At the end of the day, engineers engineer things to make our lives better. And since the female constitute about half of the human population, I believe a woman’s contribution will be just as valuable and obligatory as any man’s.” … 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 pioneer of modern dance

Interview with Dr Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM

“I knew I was breaking the boundaries but I knew I wasn’t alone.” Dr Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM.   From where I sit, the woman you’re about to meet should be one of our more well-known artistic icons. One day … Continue reading

The cancer researcher

Interview with Dr Misty Jenkins — Cancer researcher.

“You decide the kind of person you want to be and the legacy you want to leave and how you want to live your life, you go out and make that happen. I love what I do; I love the … Continue reading

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

The musical director

Interview with Nicolette Fraillon — Chief Conductor and Musical Director - The Australian Ballet.

Nicolette Fraillon was just 12 when she set her sights on becoming a conductor. The only problem was all of her role models in the world’s orchestra pits were men. Fraillon’s dream profession was steeped in tradition and females were persona … Continue reading

VIDEO: HOW TO SAY NO

Interview with Kemi Nekvapil

Our new video content is all about sharing strategies and techniques to enable more women to embrace their voice in Australian society. It’s not just for business women or aspiring women leaders, it’s for artists, makers, scientists, sportswomen, professional mums, no matter what stage … Continue reading

The Respect Victoria CEO

Interview with Tracey Gaudry

Changing the attitudes and behaviours that drive family violence is a challenge of a lifetime. Tracey Gaudry, CEO Respect Victoria.   Tracey Gaudry, CEO of the state’s first organisation focused on primary prevention of family violence, has impressive runs on … Continue reading

The feminist leader

Interview with Dr Anne Summers AO

We broke into houses, smashed the windows, changed the locks and occupied them. Dr Anne Summers AO.   Dr Anne Summers was at the helm of the movement which changed Australia for women. As the above quote illustrates; she threw … Continue reading

The Ovarian Cancer board member

Interview with Marina Go — Ovarian Cancer Australia Board.

Marina Go is one of Australian publishing’s success stories. From Editor of Dolly Magazine to GM at Bauer Media, the current Chair of the Wests Tigers NRL Club is a nimble, creative thinker. She now joins Managing Director of Twitter … Continue reading