international womens day
A survey found over 65 percent of the Australian workforce would like to see more women in leadership roles, with almost half the women women surveyed stating they would like to pursue a leadership role in the future.
While there is still a significant way to go to level the playing field, the Australian innovation ecosystem is home to countless women doing fascinating things and hustling to build the community.
I recently attended an event encouraging women to get involved in the startup ecosystem at the new Sydney Startup Hub. While I applaud the aim of the event, I left with my blood boiling.
To be held at Fishburners on International Women’s Day will be a group session helping founders work through a problem, followed by 1:1 office hour slots.
There is no doubt that there are numerous obstacles facing women in tech and the wider business sphere, but the champagne breakfast events held by Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine in Sydney and Melbourne for International Women’s Day were a celebration of what the group’s members have achieved despite the barriers.
It’s all about women this week as we approach International Women’s Day this Saturday. From political rallies and business conferences, to fashion parades and theatrical performances, March 8th is a day to celebrate the achievements of women across generations and geographical locations.
I truly believe that if we empower women and give them opportunities to become who they want to be, we will empower communities, nations and shape a better world. Therefore, I always try to encourage men and women to consider supporting another woman in business, whenever they can