During COVID-19, communities are being reminded of the value of connection and engagement. In this interview, Dr. Froswa’ Booker-Drew, who has literally written the book on engagement, shares how engagement can lead to resilience, and her views on how societies around the world are now engaging due to the pandemic.
Madison Page is a proud Wiradjuri woman, currently working in the construction industry as a Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Advisor, while also modelling with WINK models. In this interview, Madison outlines her broad-ranging career, from studying marine biology to working with Aboriginal business leaders, as well as her views on diversity – or lack thereof – in the modelling industry.
Penelope Twemlow outlines why she created Women in Power to address the diversity gap in the energy and power sectors.
As well as being a healer, leader, storyteller, keynote speaker and health and wellbeing ambassador on the topic of ‘Warrior Within’, Shantelle is also a three-times Jiu-Jitsu world champion and is now preparing to qualify for a spot on the Australian wrestling team for the 2022 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games. Shantelle shares what is the ‘Warrior Within’ and what we can learn from First Nations to solve many of the societal issues we face today.
Michaela Rosandich is a life coach dedicated to ridding society of the common stigmas around menstrual cycles. In this interview, Michaela shares what a menstrual cycle is and isn’t, how it can be a superpower, why stigmas still exist today, and what employers can do to better empower of their female employees.
Winitha Bonney, founder of #ColourFULL, believes there is a fundamental misunderstanding of the term ‘women of colour’, and research around intersectional issues needs to be accurately undertaken so businesses and communities can take action.
Bianca Capra explains why aerospace engineering is a career path the next generation should consider, what they can look forward to, and why she is a strong advocate for women in STEM.
Laura Conti, experienced CFO and Founder of #GoKindly explains the multifaceted aspects of ‘difference’, and how businesses can embrace this in their workplaces to improve their bottom lines.
Cindy Gallop, Founder of Make Love Not Porn, and renowned revered advertising consultant, talks about diversity, sextech, resilience, and taking action.
International blockchain expert, Lina Lim, explains her process for assessing whether a business problem will benefit from blockchain technology.
Gemma Saunders, Founder and Lead Consultant at Workplace Edit, explains why inclusivity is just as important as diversity in the workplace, and how to incorporate it into business strategies.
Femeconomy’s founders, Jade Collins and Alanna Bastin-Byrne share why they started Femeconomy and how they are tackling gender equality one board at a time.
Priyanka Bromhead explains the importance of fundamentally changing the way students learn and are taught the English language.
Sustainability, climate change and environmental experts from around the world weigh in on the impacts of climate change and what we can do about them.
Practera’s COO and Co-founder, Suzy Watson, explains why she invested in diversity to build a team of 70% CALD and 50% female employees, and how other business leaders can do the same