Annick Ah Lan is the Chief Operating Officer of Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, but had to overcome a range of racial stereotypes to get there. Annick is passionate about getting more women on boards, and believe strongly in the importance of recognising everyone has something valuable to bring to the table. In this interview, she shares her experiences with meeting and surpassing the bamboo ceiling, and how she has thrived in male-dominated industries ever since.
Dominic Soh once endured 500+ job rejections over 18 months, while working part-time to pay the bills. Today’s he’s a TedX speaker and trainer, ultra-marathon runner and resilience trainer to companies like Google, Intel and Tesla.
Chahida Bakkour has had an extensive career in technology, engineering and aviation. Today, as well as being an A/g Service Design and Alignment Manager for Airservices Australia, she believes strongly in the importance of encouraging women to join and empowering women to thrive in male-dominated industries.
Michelle Redfern, Owner of Advancing Women in Business & Sport, believes a lack of diversity at the leadership level as well as throughout the industry is driving a resistance to change.
Paige Wilhide, Video Confidence Coach and YouTube Strategist, shares her advice and experiences based on her career in video marketing.
We asked four highly accomplished women in STEM what can be done to drive change on diversity in STEM fields.
Gemma Lloyd shares why she started WORK180, a platform that connects recruiters and job seekers, with the mission “to empower every woman to choose a workplace where they can thrive”.
Olivia Molesworth, Founder of Bromleigh Capital, shares her story of building and growing her capital fund and her guidance for others considering a similar career trajectory.
Ryan Cheng shares the learnings and attributes that helped him build an international freelance career, and his advice for others looking to do the same.
Adele Beachley shares her views on the importance of taking an international lens when problem solving for businesses and developing innovative workforces.
We spoke to three CEOs, who each work in different fields, about their career learnings to date and how they have changed their day-to-day based on those experiences.
Hema Kangeson shares her career advice and experiences, as well as her expert advice for business leaders wanting to embrace agile and lean methodologies.
Social policy and community engagement specialist, Annukina Warda, shares her views on the state of role models for young people today, how we can improve, and tangible advice for those wanting to support and empower young people.
Carmel Zein shares her tips on how to make the most of your network and get involved in your community, alongside her views on how diversity is shaping up in the workplace.
Amy Nhan, lawyer and Founder of Art by Ames, shares how she juggles her full-time job with her passion of calligraphy.