I #ChooseToChallenge leaders to discuss Intersectional Feminism on International Women’s Day #womenlead
DIv Pillay challenges to provide culturally and linguistically diverse women with a pathway to leadership.
What the 2021 International Women’s Day theme “Women in Leadership” means for Mums in Business
Carrie Kwan, founder of Mums & Co, discusses how businesses can better support mums in business.
Franchising: empowering women through flexibility and support
Laura Carroll of Body Fit Training discusses how franchising empowers women through flexibility and support.
Six things I wish I’d known about being a businesswoman when I started Taurus Marketing
The six most important lessons Sharon Williams has learned while building Taurus Marketing that will help your business soar.
Six reasons for more Aussie women to join the tech industry
If you’re a woman and thinking about a career in tech, here are six things you need to consider.
Sisterhood in action: Global Sisters Marketplace delivers hope to Aussie microbusinesses
A concept with heart, soul and lofty aspirations, Global Sisters Marketplace is Australia’s first not-for-profit online marketplace dedicated to supporting women achieve financial independence.
How COVID-19 has impacted female entrepreneurs
The number one concern for female entrepreneurs prior to COVID-19 was funding, but now it’s simply business survival, reports a new international study, Future Females 2020: Changing Landscape of Entrepreneurship Survey. Within the first month of the pandemic, 59 per cent of the Future Females community had experienced a negative financial impact on their business, and […]
Kicked out and pregnant at 24, to 1.6m per year entrepreneur at 37: How Yemi Penn turned it all around
Yemi Penn hit rock bottom aged 24 when she was kicked out of home by her parents, whose traditional Nigerian values disapproved of her falling pregnant whilst unmarried, and she found herself homeless, in an unsafe, violent environment in South London. She had a degree in Mechanical Engineering, but found herself sleeping on a doorstep […]
Dominique Grubisa: The entrepreneur that bounced back from serious debt
In three years Dominique Grubisa went from being millions of dollars in financial debt to having a turnover of $12 million dollars in the 2017-2018 financial year with her company DG Institute. Prior to 2008, Dominique and her husband Kevin were thriving with a seven figure business in renovating and selling property. The global financial crisis […]
Tired of running a side hustle? It’s time to step up
Top tips from the 2019 Victorian Telstra Small Business Woman I am an accidental entrepreneur. My grand plan was to provide home visit physiotherapy to clients who couldn’t access other services, while earning a bit of extra cash on my way home from my real job. After years of tip toeing around the edges, I realised […]
Mums supporting mums: flexible working hours
For mums, the decision to head back to work after having a baby comes with some big considerations and mixed emotions. How do you continue giving your child the very best and feel fulfilled in your work life? The answer is different for every mum. But one common thread is the call for part time, […]
How Kylie Jenner changed the FRANKII SWIM brand
Rebecca Klodinskly is the designer and director behind Aussie swimwear sensation FRANKII SWIM which in five short years has become a highly sought-after and internationally recognised brand. Thanks to celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Bella Hadid and Rihanna the label has quickly created a cult following of loyal customers. The brand shot to stardom after these […]
Entrepreneur tips for scaling your online business
Amy McWaters is the COO of The Hamper Emporium and is responsible for the day-to-day operations and logistics of the company, while ensuring customer satisfaction. On top of that, she is also the COO of SOL Group Australia, Australia’s leading online gifting company. Amy draws on her expertise and experience to share her insights for scaling […]
Advice for young wanna-be entrepreneurs from Peta Shulman
When Peta Shulam was only 25 when she came up with the simple concept of sampling health foods. Her passion for finding these products led to her creating the largest health food sampling service in Australia, GoodnessMe Box, where for just $25 her clients can sample 7-10 full sized products, allowing those products to be […]
Jessica Sepel on mastering organic Instagram growth for a $7m year
From influencer to big business, this nutritionist organically grew her company – JSHealth – through effective online personal branding. She discusses how she manages to organically grow a 231K following, the ups and downs of having a personal brand and how it Instagram became her revenue stream. Jessica Sepel is a bestselling health author and […]
25 year old Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Tinder for Food’ app
Meet Jessica Koncz: the founder of new food app EatSee where people can see their menu options before ordering A 25 year old female social media and technology entrepreneur from Newcastle, Australia, has won a $100,000 investment and a spot in the LAUNCH Accelerator program in San Francisco, after pitching the ‘Tinder for Food’ App […]
LVLY Co-Founder Hannah Spilva discusses the biggest challenges entrepreneurial women face
LVLY is an Australian start up that has become the Uber of gift giving since it was founded by Hannah Spilva and Verity Tuck only 4 years ago. In 2015, Hannah and Verity saw a gap in the market when they themselves found that they weren’t easily and conveniently able to send gifts quickly to […]
Female investors support One Roof’s expansion in Melbourne
Female only co-working space One Roof has secured investment from female investors to secure their next premise in Melbourne. Sheree Rubinstein, CEO of One Roof, set up the company with the inspiration to help women succeed in business and address the gender gap in entrepreneurship. After major success as a simple pop-up using an Airbnb […]