Meet the Australian founder using drones to plant thousands of trees a day

Dr Susan Graham. Source: Supplied.

Dr Susan Graham is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at Dendra Systems, an environmental restoration company founded in 2014. Based in London, Dr Graham’s known for her work across research, startups and inspiring young women in tech. She was named on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for industry in Europe in 2017 and… Continue reading Meet the Australian founder using drones to plant thousands of trees a day

Meet the woman behind the digital support network for regional businesses

Jordana Edwards, CEO and Founder of Clean Tea and The Breastfeeding Tea Co. Source: Supplied.

Jordana Edwards has lived in Pottsville in regional New South Wales for the last 15 years. The town of just 6000 people is where Jordana launched her now $3 million a year company Clean Tea and The Breastfeeding Tea Co. But Jordana is passionate about more than just building her own business. She has identified… Continue reading Meet the woman behind the digital support network for regional businesses

How COVID-19 has impacted female entrepreneurs

The number one concern for female entrepreneurs prior to COVID-19 was funding, but now it’s simply business survival, reports a new international study, Future Females 2020: Changing Landscape of Entrepreneurship Survey. Within the first month of the pandemic, 59 per cent of the Future Females community had experienced a negative financial impact on their business, and… Continue reading How COVID-19 has impacted female entrepreneurs

Taking a phased approach to founding a startup

Amanda Siqueira, co-founder of Vapar

Leaving the corporate world to start your own business can be daunting enough. But choosing to embark on a new career in the high-growth, fast-paced and innovation-driven technology startup scene is a whole other ball game.  For many, it’s exciting and every day is a learning curve with new opportunities to grow or pivot your… Continue reading Taking a phased approach to founding a startup

Social entrepreneur Mandy Richards: “Our aim is to democratise entrepreneurship”

Entrepreneur Mandy Richards, with two Global Sisters members

Mandy Richards’s entrepreneurship all started with an appearance on the Australian series of Dragons Den; from there she has gone to establish herself as a social entrepreneur, founding the Global Sisters initiative in 2016.  Global Sisters provides women with the tools and resources to establish or grow their own business in the aim of “democratising”… Continue reading Social entrepreneur Mandy Richards: “Our aim is to democratise entrepreneurship”

What the big businesses are doing for International Women’s Day

Ally Watson, CEO and Founder of Code Like a Girl and Lenovo Ambassador (left) and Susan Wheeldon, Country Manager, Airbnb Australia and New Zealand (right).

International Women’s Day is held annually on the 8th of March, as a celebration of women’s achievements. It is a chance for businesses, big and small, to show their customers and community that they support gender equality. Many big brands are involved in a marketing front, and/or they’re involved behind-the-scenes with some initiatives that showcase… Continue reading What the big businesses are doing for International Women’s Day

Female investors support One Roof’s expansion in Melbourne

Female only co-working space One Roof has secured investment from female investors to secure their next premise in Melbourne. Sheree Rubinstein, CEO of One Roof, set up the company with the inspiration to help women succeed in business and address the gender gap in entrepreneurship. After major success as a simple pop-up using an Airbnb… Continue reading Female investors support One Roof’s expansion in Melbourne

Why do only 2 per cent of female business owners earn over $1 million in revenue?

Did you know that only two per cent of female business owners exceed $1 million in revenue? As a business owner myself, when I found this out recently, I found it absolutely staggering. What that means is that most female entrepreneurs toil away without the big gains. Never really progressing past side hustles, start-ups or… Continue reading Why do only 2 per cent of female business owners earn over $1 million in revenue?