08 March 2018
1 min read

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.

Janine Allis: Founder of Boost Juice and one of the mentors on the reality TV show Shark Tank, she now has a personal fortune that puts her on BRW’s Rich List (at a whopping $66 million).

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz: Another determined leader in sustainability, she’s the CEO and Managing Director of Mirvac (who we’ve invested in at Australian Ethical), and a trailblazer in pay equity.

Mara Bun: Board member at Australian Ethical and recently announced as the first female President of the Australian Conservation Foundation. Check out our profile of Mara

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.

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