News

SEEK study finds gender leadership gap still an issue

- March 8, 2018 2 MIN READ

Despite close to 50 per cent of women expressing interest in becoming leaders in their chosen field, a new study commissioned by SEEK, released to coincide with International Women’s Day, has found gender parity in leadership roles is still a big issue in Australian business. 65 percent of the participants surveyed said they would like… Read more »

News

Study finds funding gap continues between male and female entrepreneurs

- March 8, 2018 2 MIN READ

99designs’ second annual global poll of entrepreneurs has discovered significant similarities between the way men and women run a business. However, when it comes to raising outside capital for new ventures, a massive funding gap still exists. According to the International Women’s Day Entrepreneurship survey of more than 3,000 entrepreneurs, men are twice as likely as… Read more »

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Small Business Ombudsman praises women in business

- March 8, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell, has sung the praises of women in business and their contribution to the Australian economy on this International Women’s Day. “International Women’s Day is an opportunity to recognise the significant contribution women make to the small business sector,” Carnell said. “According to the Australian Bureau… Read more »

Experts

Disrupting industries “like a girl”

- March 7, 2018 3 MIN READ

Business mentor Smriti Goswami tackles the issue of lack of female entrepreneurs in male-dominated industries Smriti Goswami has never let “being a girl” hold her back from chasing her dreams. From a Navy Diving Course, to a commercial pilots’ licence and adventure-sport excellence, Smriti has excelled in many traditionally male-dominated arenas. Now Smriti, a life… Read more »

Features

Empowering women in the workplace leads to success

- March 5, 2018 3 MIN READ

Forging a positive culture in a workplace that encourages creativity, employee empowerment and problem solving are key to building employee retention and a motivated workforce – and empowering women in particular has never been more important. Startups of today are taking an enormous step toward equality and the empowerment of female employees. Many are nurturing… Read more »