If you’re feeling a bit jaded by all the ‘bad news’ on diversity, hearing about these inspirational, proactive women will help bring you out of your rut.
Ally Watson: Co-founder of Code Like a Girl events and workshops teaching women and girls how to code.
Kirstie Parker: Managing Editor of Koori Mail, and a proud Indigenous Yuwallarai woman from northwest NSW.
Anna Skarbek: Climateworks CEO, she is a tireless, brilliant leader and advocate for sustainability action and a low-carbon economy.
Naomi Simson: Founder of Red Balloon that sells gift experiences online that was voted one of the best places in Australia to work.
Celina Lazarus: Ethical coffee entrepreneur and 2017 Indian Australian Business and Community Awards’ Business Woman of the Year. Celina also supports education for 100% women-owned and run farms in Colombia and Guatemala.
Kristy Chong: Founder of Modibodi, a leak-proof underwear for active women with a turnover of $3 million in 2017.
Melanie Perkins: Co-founder and CEO of ‘unicorn’ tech startup Canva, an online design and publishing platform which is now valued at over $US1 billion.