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Migrant women finding more opportunity in Australia

- March 8, 2020 2 MIN READ

A survey by refugee and migrant settlement agency AMES Australia has discovered migrant women have more opportunities and lead wealthier, healthier lives in Australia than in their former homelands. The study commissioned to coincide with International Women’s Day found the majority of migrant women found life “better” in Australia. Most respondents said they have more… Read more »

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Features

Mums & Co founder Carrie Kwan talks startups on IWD 2020

- March 8, 2020 3 MIN READ

What are the changes I’ve seen, for better or worse, in the entrepreneurial space since launching Mums & Co? asks Carrie Kwan. More women becoming entrepreneurs Female founders are on the rise. While men still outnumber women in business ownership overall, two-thirds of new businesses created in Australia in the past decade were founded by… Read more »

Finance

AIST announces plans to close the super gap for women

- March 8, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) has announced a four-step plan they hope will assist in closing the gender savings gap at retirement for women. Thanks to a combination of lower wages, underemployment and career breaks to raise children, women frequently retire with almost half the super of their male counterparts. The AIST hopes… Read more »

Features

This cycle business is helping older women keep fit for life

- March 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

Aussie bike business CyclePower is joining the push to keep women fit and healthy this International Women’s Day (IWD) with their new three-wheeler bike. CyclePower co-founder Frank Riccobin thinks the company’s electric tricycles are the perfect fit for his year’s IWD theme of Balance for Better. Riccobin says a balanced life goal is becoming increasingly more important… Read more »

News

Shop for Change this International Women’s Day

- March 5, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Tech startup, i=Change is launching Shop for Change this International Women’s Day (IWD). During the 24 hours over IWD, retail partners such as Camila, Pandora and Nobody Denim will donate $5 from every purchase to women and girls’ empowerment projects in Australia and around the globe. Shop for Change marks the first time Australian shoppers… Read more »

Features

A Girl in Progress: the story of an almost ordinary girl

- March 9, 2018 4 MIN READ

Emma Norris has turned her childhood passion for writing into a full-time career as a copywriter and journalist. She recently left the magazine world behind to start her own venture, A Girl in Progress, a blog that celebrates the ordinary woman. “I started writing pretty much as soon as I could read,” Norris tells Kochie’s… Read more »