International Women’s Day: when comms meets sport!

On International Women’s Day eve, I attended the Women In Media WA’s IWD event, She’s A Legend. I had the absolute privilege of sharing a room with panel chair Miriam Borthwick and panellists, Olympic pole vaulter and Australian record holder, Nina Kennedy, recently retired ABC sports reporter, Karen Tighe and former Chair, Women Onside, Kerry Harris FCPA […]

Happy International Women’s Day: Women in STEM + helping combat illiteracy

Happy International Women’s Day 2023 to my fellow femmes, industry colleagues, clients, cheerleaders, fam and friends… This year’s theme is focused on women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) – w’hoo: “UN Women Australia’s International Women’s Day (IWD) theme for 2023 is Cracking the Code: Innovation for a gender equal future. Based on the […]

Engineers Australia International Women’s Day breakfast sends us to space and back to earth again: Dr Mae Jemison

What do the Camino de Santiago, art and science have to do with addressing global socio-cultural issues? This is not really a standard Little pink typewriter and / or International Women’s Day (IWD) post, although it links the two. Each year on IWD (for as long as I can remember being aware of IWD / […]

Business Chicks International Women’s Day Breakfast: Amna Karra-Hassan, Rabia Siddique, Susan Alberti

In the lead-up to International Women’s Day (IWD), I attended Business Chicks‘ International Women’s Day breakfast at Crown Towers, Perth. Despite the annual “why do we need IWD?” (more than ever!) and “what about International Men’s Day?” (19 November) resistance, I’ve been celebrating the sisterhood for as long as I can remember. Yep, I was that […]