A guest post from Pip Meecham, Director of ProjectBox.
Marie Mortimer, founder of loans.com.au, shares her experiences as a woman in both finance and technology, her advice to others, and her experiences starting and growing her business over nine years.
Nikki Hamilton started her own marketing consultancy, Seedling Digital, under a year ago with no formal qualifications yet is succeeding beyond all her expectations. With a baby just over one, a commitment to constant learning, and a dedication to building beautiful brands with meaning, Nikki is a driven leader and passionate about helping businesses grow and thrive.
Muneera Bano is a passionate advocate for women in STEM and is an active role model for the next generation via the various accolades and positions she holds, including a ‘Superstar of STEM’ for Science and Technology Australia, and the Go Girl, Go For IT 2020 Ambassador. In this interview, Muneera shares her views on driving diversity and inclusion in STEM fields.
Milly Bannister is the the Founder & Director of GRLKND, a non-profit organisation connecting young women to mental health resources. In this interview, Milly reflected on GRLKND’s journey so far, and why she wants to “represent and empower women to not only know they matter, but to chase and create realities they desire.”
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.
We asked four highly accomplished women in STEM what can be done to drive change on diversity in STEM fields.
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.
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.
Adele Beachley shares her views on the importance of taking an international lens when problem solving for businesses and developing innovative workforces.
Rhonda Partain is a customer service level 1 tech support person for Serotek Corporation, public speaker, and CEO of Inspiravate Enterprises LLC. She shares her experiences as a blind professional, and her views on why businesses need to do better at walking the walk on diversity.
Cindy Gallop, Founder of Make Love Not Porn, and renowned revered advertising consultant, talks about diversity, sextech, resilience, and taking action.
Hema Kangeson shares her career advice and experiences, as well as her expert advice for business leaders wanting to embrace agile and lean methodologies.
Kristy Chong shares her experiences on founding and growing Modibodi, her advice for other women in tech, and her challenges through the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur.