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.
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.
In this interview, Stephanie shares how, from humble beginnings, she built two brands and hundreds of products she’s proud to call hers.
Growing up in poverty in India, Shuey had high hopes for his new life in Australia. In this interview, he shares how he overcame struggles in his early days in Australia, and overcame them with resilience and perseverance.
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.
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.
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”.
Mel’s extraordinary life and career have become intertwined in many ways, as she uses her lived experiences to guide how she is now studying, working, and planning to rid society of domestic violence.
Courtney Blackman has worked in London, Melbourne, the Dominican Republic, Canada, Costa Rica and more. Following a long and impressive career in the music and fashion industries, she recently shifted her career into the tech sphere and is now CMO at YBF Ventures.
Leroy Wilkinson-Maher is on a mission to change the way business leaders think about HR, inclusion and diversity. Having worked in a range of different businesses, he saw first-hand the gap between what was being said and what was being done on the issue of diversity and inclusion.
Dr Kudzai shares her career journey, how her passion for the infectious diseases field has evolved over time and why “the world needs you” if you’re considering a career in this space.