With international women’s day just around the corner we thought we would take the opportunity to shine a spotlight on some fabulous women in business. This list celebrates ten women who have taken a leap of faith and are making a name for themselves in small business.
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Half of Australia’s most successful business women are working in traditionally male-dominated industries.
Jackie McArthur from logistics service provider, Martin Brower, is the 2016 Telstra New South Wales Business Woman of the Year
An Adelaide woman who heads up a successful solar panel business is the 2016 Telstra South Australian Business Woman of the Year.
Having already helped 45 start-ups launch into the local and global business markets, New Zealand’s Lightning Lab shifted its focus to female entrepreneurs, with the launch of a female founder mentorship driven accelerator programme, Lightning Lab XX.
Construction services comprise 77 percent of these small businesses, and small construction firms employ more than 500,000 Australians.
Only 34 per cent of small business owners are women according to a recent report prepared by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which is an improvement on the 22.7 per cent of women on ASX200 boards according to Australian Institute of Company Directors on 29 February 2016. Whilst these reports are an increase on the… Read more »