Congratulations to Rituparna Chakraborty from TeamLease Services Ltd in India, winner of the 2016 Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award at a gala dinner in Melbourne last night.
Congratulations to Andrea Mason, winner of the 2016 Telstra Business Woman of the Year Award announced at a gala dinner in Melbourne last night. Other awards winners were: Jenny Paradiso, Inspector Virginia Nelson, Jackie McArthur, and Anna Ross.
Congratulations to Bernadette Black, CEO and founding director of Brave Foundation, who has been named the 2016 Telstra Tasmanian Business Woman of the Year at the 2016 Telstra Tasmanian Business Women’s Awards held at the Princes Wharf 1 in Hobart.
Congratulations to Dr Nicole Sides, Managing Director of Compass Fertility and the 2016 Telstra Australian Capital Territory Business Woman of the Year. Congrats also to the 3 other business women recognised at the 2016 Telstra ACT Business Women’s Awards in Canberra.
Congratulation to Tracey Vieira, CEO of Screen Queensland and the 2016 Telstra Queensland Business Woman of the Year, as announced at the 2016 Telstra Queensland Business Women’s Awards in Brisbane.
Congratulations to Dr Jennifer Fitzgerald who has been named 2016 Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year. Dr Fitzgerald will join other State and Territory winners in Melbourne for the national awards on 16 November 2016.
Congratulations to Jackie McArthur from logistics service provider, Martin Brower, who was named 2016 Telstra New South Wales Business Woman of the Year, at the 2016 Telstra New South Wales Business Women’s Awards in Sydney on Tuesday.
Home-based cancer care entrepreneur Julie Adams, has won the 2016 Telstra Western Australian Business Woman of the Year Award. Marion Fulker, Tania Sinibaldi, and Betty Tran also received awards at the 2016 Telstra Western Australian Business Women’s Awards in Perth.
Over the years, we have made some great strides towards equality, but it is still an ongoing battle. Each day we have to prove ourselves time and time again. If you want to be a leader, you have to work extra hard to do so.
Kate Whitlock headed east from Perth with the goal of becoming a teacher. She ended up on the opposite coast, in Brisbane, where today, still in her 20s, she heads Noosh Catering.
The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) has developed a Women in Business course for women who want to be powerful performers in the corporate sector.
There is a reason why 60% of workers globally are actively seeking further education and training, or are considering it. Director of Agent99 PR, Sharon Zeev Poole, reveals why as a successful business women she feels the need to keep studying.
Worried about your business? Have a great idea for a business but don’t know where to start? Forget the Life Coach. What you need is a ‘Success Mentor’ the latest growth industry imported from the United States. Our guest blogger, Creative Strategist & Success Mentor, Vanessa Jane, is currently in Australia to introduce her profession […]
This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Women, Management and Work Conference, an event where leaders from industry, government, universities and unions share their expertise, knowledge and experience with women. Presented by Macquarie University, the 2013 Management and Work Conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel on George Street, Sydney on July 18th […]
The Commonwealth Bank is taking ten women entrepreneurs from Australia to Silicon Valley as part of a study tour of the undisputed tech capital of the world. Departing Australia on May 2013, the 5 day self-funded trip will focus on learning from the innovative workplace practices, business models, and emerging technologies applied by businesses and […]
A casual conversation over coffee between two mums in a suburban kitchen gave birth to a novel idea for a business – a high-end male escort agency catering exclusively to the needs and desires of women, with a particular focus on the discerning, professional woman aged between 40 and 60. Although there are several agencies […]
Naomi Simson[/caption]Since the global financial crisis the number of women opening their own small businesses versus men has nearly doubled. And with the advent of technology changing the way women work, there is an unquestionable parallel between the rise of female-owned start-ups and the beginnings of a generation of mothers who are also entrepreneurs. ‘Mumpreneur’ […]
Carolyn Majda is one of only a few business women currently leading insurance organisations in Australia. She has a solid foundation in leadership, marketing, and business management and is a renowned industry figure who regularly comments on her fields of expertise. Carolyn realised her executive potential during her first management role for a commercial business, […]
Jane Hunt, the CEO of Fitted for Work is the only Australian among 20 international winners selected by The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, in the 2012 Global Social Entrepreneur of the Year competition. In 2012 1,000 applicants from around the world were considered for the prestigious award and each year only 20-25 social entrepreneurs […]
Queensland businesswoman Yvette Adams has won the WiT Entrepreneurial Award at the prestigious Women in Technology (WiT) Awards held in Brisbane on 7 September 2012. Yvette’s company, The Creative Collective also took out the WiT Employer of Choice Award on the night. The WIT Awards is an annual awards program developed by Women in Technology […]
Rather than hire models for the photo shoot, Australian fashion label owner Laila Fernandez (pictured), used real mums to showcase her label i&u’s Spring range. All the models photographed were real mums with real bodies and real babies in tow. Mother and business owner Laila Fernandez created her label i&u after identifying a gap in […]
Australian business woman and mother of three, Dymphna Boholt, has achieved a record price for her non-fiction book on Ebay. Widely recognised as Australia’s leading real estate educator and a very successful property investor herself, Dymphna recently smashed records selling her book on ebay for $19,102 and donated all the money to charity. After a […]
What motivates Australian businesswomen in international business? This is the question being asked by researchers from the University of Melbourne who are calling for survey participants from among Australia’s businesswomen community. In addition to contributing your views to this vital research project, online survey participants also have the chance to win a Zafino lap top […]
Founded in 2010, All Together Now is dedicated to preventing racist behaviour in Australia through innovative, evidence-based and effective social marketing. All Together Now recently appointed their third woman to the board, Sarah Thompson, Head of Finance Transformation at Westpac, as the new Secretary of the organisation. The two other women on the board of […]
Ahead of its much anticipated re-opening on 29th March 2012, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Sydney is attracting a steady stream of opposition to the $53 million redevelopment. The task of responding to MCA’s most outspoken critics, falls to it’s Director, Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, the British-trained curator hired in 1999 to reverse […]
Surrounded by flowing fabrics, elaborate beading and elegant furnishings, Melbourne fashion designer Anna Campbell is at home in her bridal boutique. After launching her distinctive label in 2007 at the age of 20, Anna’s success grew rapidly. Last year, demand for her product skyrocketed and she opened her first showroom. Due to its reputation as […]
Hand-crafted and home-made items are as old as the dawn of man, however, not since the infamous macramé craze of the 1970s has the notion of ‘handmade’ been taken to a whole new level of chic. Handmade is definitely the new black – fuelled by a combination of accessible product, high-technology, the internet, and a […]
Australian business women are enjoying their time in the sun at this year's Telstra Business Women's awards, which are taking place across the country this spring. The event, which is currently in its 17th year, celebrates the best and brightest in female talent, as well as commercial acumen. Originally launched in 1995, the award ceremony […]
Research published this month by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) has indicated that Australia is "falling behind" when it comes to female leadership. CEDA asserts that when comparing women in business across Canada, New Zealand, the United States, UK and South America, Australia is "at the back of the pack". The CEDA […]
Leading business women and academics have identified childcare as the single biggest and most directly related cost to earning income that should be eligible for a tax rebate. Childcare for many families is the second biggest expense after the mortgage, and it should be firmly on the agenda for next week’s Tax Summit. Addressing this […]
More than 700,000 female entrepreneurs across Australia are being urged to contribute to a new research project, which is thought to be the country's first comprehensive study into women in business. The project, which has been spearheaded by the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (AWCCI), is set to get underway from today (September […]
One of Australia's most prominent women in business has suggested that the country needs to embrace a "nanny culture" to encourage women to participate more fully in corporate life. Carolyn Hewson, a former investment banker who sits on the boards of Stockland, BT Investment Management and BHP Billiton, told the Women in Banking and Finance […]
Women in business who are keen to get the word out about their company may wish to consider turning to online channels – including social networks – rather than traditional marketing techniques. Tim Gibbon, director of communications consultancy Elemental, remarked that social media has ushered in a "gold rush" for both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business […]
Deputy Commissioner for Corporate Services in the New South Wales Police Force, Catherine Burn, has been nominated for the 2011 Telstra Business Women’s Awards for increasing customer relations within the police force and with the community. It might be an idea only a woman could have come up with, but instituting a mystery shopper competition […]
Lisa O’ Keefe and Stacey Clayton (pictured) started Koolaman Designs (www.koolamandesigns.com.au), a personalised jewellery line, four years ago to help pay for the grocery bills. But winning the Rising Star Award at the 2011 AusMumpreneur Awards on August 27 was confirmation for the sisters that their little side project had become a real small business […]
Two Australian business women are so keen to connect with Oprah Winfrey, they’re willing to award a cash prize of $25,000 to whomever can make their dream a reality. Time may be running out for the creators of Mind Gardener, Martina Sheehan and Susan Pearse to appear on stage with the American Icon at the […]
16 years ago Collette Larsen was a single working mother earning eight dollars an hour as a secretary. Recently divorced and facing bankruptcy, the mother of five, two of whom required ongoing medical treatment for Cystic Fibrosis, turned to USANA Health Sciences – one of the world’s leading health, science and nutritional companies and a […]
In the lead up to International Women’s Day 2010 on 8th March, Austrade is holding its ‘Women in Global Business’ seminars in capital cities around the country. The seminars encourage women to make connections and build strong, sustainable international businesses. According to Austrade’s Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner for Singapore, Kirsten Sayers, creating a network […]
Lynette Mattke may have conceptualized PicPocket Books only a year ago, but her pocket business is already growing into something grown-up size. Wanting to bring quality picture book literature to digital media, Lynette’s fabulous vision now allows children aged 2-8 to take their favorite picture books on the go—especially practical for travel, where it’s impractical […]
Founder of OnlineDivas.com.au, Hollie Turner, is currently ducking creditors and a long line of dissatisfied members who are demanding their money back from the women’s networking site. Australian Women Online has spoken to several women who say they have been let down, ripped off and in some cases, verbally abused by Hollie Turner, who is […]