Melanie Greblo
Women in Tech

Scriibed founder Melanie Greblo lands NSW government and Paul Ramsay Foundation backing to help women upskill after escaping family violence

- September 13, 2023 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup Scriibed, which offers safe, secure, and flexible digital economy work to women rebuilding their lives following domestic violence, has received backing from the NSW government to help them get into tech. The Paul Ramsay Foundation also co-investing to Scriibed’s not-for-profit arm, Banksia Academy, with $250,000 as part of a payment-by-outcomes contract.  The government… Read more »

Women in Tech

Banksia Academy raises $170,000 for advice hub to help women rebuild from domestic violence

- October 12, 2022 2 MIN READ

A quarter of Australian women having experienced domestic or family violence. So the founder of tech startup Scriibed, Melanie Greblo, decided to do her bit to help, launching Banksia Academy, a first-of-its-kind virtual hub to help women achieve long-term financial independence through training, education, employment pathways, and support. The not-for-profit platform opens its virtual doors… Read more »

Topics

Atlassian joins coronavirus fight as $1.1 billion goes to mental health, domestic violence and emergency food

- March 29, 2020 4 MIN READ

$669m is for telehealth – online consultations with GPs and other health services $74m is for mental health amid concerns about the impact of self-isolation $150m is for domestic and family violence support following a 75% spike in online searches A new government app offers advice, the latest news and other support $200 is for… Read more »

Opinion

How startup founders can help address domestic violence

- November 25, 2019 3 MIN READ

November 25 is the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. In Australia domestic violence continues to be an issue for many women, so how can employers help those who may be experiencing abuse? According to research, 2.2 million Australians have experienced physical and/or sexual violence from a partner, whilst 3.6 million… Read more »