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Women’s organisations lobby PM on gendered violence
17 April 2015

Today, more than 60 Australian women’s organisations signed a joint open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott calling for funding and leadership to address the root cause of violence against women, gender inequality. With 31 women having been killed in Australia as a result of gendered violence this year alone, YWCA Australia felt it was […]

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She Leads 2015: 5 quick questions with Yamini Naidu
17 April 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Yamini Naidu. Yamini is a global thought leader in business storytelling and the co author of the recently published ‘Hooked: How Leaders Connect, […]

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She Leads 2015: 5 quick questions with Emma Bennison
10 April 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Emma Bennison, the CEO of Arts Access Australia. Describe yourself in 30 words or less: A leader and advocate with the capacity to […]

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She Leads 2015 : 5 quick questions with Jessica May
2 April 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Jessica May,  founder and Chief Executive Officer of the innovative web based Enabled Employment, a labour hire company for people with a […]

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She Leads 2015 : 5 quick questions with Nipuni Wijewickrema
27 March 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Nipuni Wijewickrema, 2014 ACT Young Citizen of the Year and co-founder of GG’s Flowers – a socially sustainable florist that only employs people with […]

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Working For Purpose
20 March 2015

The following is an abridged version of a speech given by Caterina to the Women in Information and Communication Breakfast Series in Canberra last week. I have to start by letting you all know that I’m not presenting to you on my own today. I am actually joined by ‘Blue’ who is all of 20-and-a-half-weeks […]

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She Leads 2015 : 5 quick questions with Dr Sarah Pearson
20 March 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. Today, meet Dr Sarah Pearson. Sarah is an internationally experienced Open Innovation practitioner and advocate for collaborative innovation in Australia, and is CEO of the […]

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Closing the gap through tackling Indigenous smoking
19 March 2015

(Photo: Tom Calma with Zoya Patel, Communications and Advocacy Officer and Shernael Teaurima, Policy and Project Officer). Today is Close the Gap day – a day where we reflect on the inequality in health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and make a commitment to closing the gap by 2030 so that all […]

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She Leads 2015 : 5 quick questions with Stephanie Lorenzo
13 March 2015

In the lead up to this year’s She Leads Conference, taking place on Tuesday 19 May at Hotel Realm, we’ll be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers. First up, meet Stephanie Lorenzo. Stephanie is the Founder and CEO of Project Futures,  an organisation that empowers and engages a generation of passionate young professionals […]

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Quality early childhood education the path to a successful future
11 March 2015

As an early childhood educator, I’m lucky enough to work with and meet many interesting and unique people. I’ve worked with children and families for going on 16 years and each day is different from the last. Early childhood education and care is something I’m incredibly passionate about. Just ask my team, who watch my […]

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