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$2m down, but not out: the mum taking Aussie-style networking to the US

Spotted! In June 2021, we were thrilled to see a fantastic spotlight on Emma Isaacs, Founder & Global CEO of Business Chicks, featuring Women in Digital in the Sydney Morning Herald. Not only did it highlight the incredible achievements of Emma Isaacs and Business Chicks (billed as Australia's largest networking organisation for women!), it also

By |2021-06-15T08:22:26+10:00June 15th, 2021|Categories: Blog Posts, In the media|Tags: , |0 Comments

From a website to $6 billion and hundreds of staff: How Marie Mortimer grew loans.com.au in 10 years

Last week 10 years ago, one of our favourite Women in Digital Corporate Members, Managing Director of loans.com.au Marie Mortimer launched her company ​in Brisbane as a direct-to-retail business ​selling home loans for its parent company, Firstmac. ​We sat down with Marie Mortimer to find out exactly how she took a great domain name and

By |2021-06-04T13:30:32+10:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: Women in Digital Corporate Spotlight|0 Comments

Gender Diversity in the Workplace: Altruistic or just good business? By Carly Shearman

Gender diversity. Two words you generally see plastered across a company’s Corporate Social Responsibility documentation or ‘Why Work With Us’ Careers page. Interestingly, it is not often you see the words ‘gender diversity’ in companies’ strategic business plans. Women in Digital Community Manager, Carly Shearman recently published an article on gender diversity in the workplace

The Ultimate Business Case Study for Gender Diversity By Carly Shearman

Our work with Women in Digital has always been about connecting, educating and empowering our way to gender diversity in digital. This includes talking to business's key stakeholders, tech founder and executives on why we need to stop viewing gender diversity as just altruisitc and confining it to Corporate Social Responsibility pages, and seeing it

University of Queensland: Pitch perfect

The latest research from The University of Queensland (UQ) Business School discovered that female CEOs and founders still operate at a disadvantage in industries perceived as male-dominated when pitching for capital. Our Founder and CEO, Holly Hunt (nee Tattersall) spoke with UQ alongside Professor Tyler Okimoto to discuss top strategies for removing bias when pitching to

Women in Digital Awards Winner Series: Q&A with Lauren Swidenbank, Founder of Cali Social

Introducing the 2020 Women in Digital Awards Digital Marketer of the Year, sponsored by Canva, Lauren Swidenbank! Lauren is a digital marketing expert and paid ads specialist with a passion for analytics. As Founder and Director of Cali Social, she has a solid track record of helping small to medium-sized businesses level up their

Women in Digital Awards Winner Series: Q&A with Lucy Wang, President of UNSW Digital Society

Introducing the 2020 Women in Digital Awards Rising Star of the Year, sponsored by Amazon Web Services, Lucy Wang! Lucy Wang is a third-year Information Systems student at the University of New South Wales with an impressive list of accomplishments and industry experience already under her belt. She has interned at PwC and Deloitte, taught

Women in Digital Awards Winner Series: Q&A with Blackbook.ai

Introducing the 2020 Women in Digital Awards Diversity of the Year Employer (SMB), sponsored by Urban Utilities, Blackbook.ai! Blackbook.ai is one of Australia’s largest privately-owned service companies specialising in automation and artificial intelligence. Innovation is at the forefront of everything they do. But it is their commitment to diversity that really captured the judges. Over

Women in Digital Awards Winner Series: Q&A with Sorcha Abel, Software Developer at Genie Solutions

Introducing the 2020 Women in Digital Awards Technical Leader of the Year, sponsored by COSOL, Sorcha Abel! Sorcha is a Software Developer at Genie Solutions with over 15 years’ experience. As part of her winning entry, Sorcha was involved in all stages of a project designed to automate the process of importing private health

Women in Digital Awards Winner Series: Q&A with Carolyn Mee, Founder of Sound Scouts

Introducing the 2020 Women in Digital Awards Innovator of the Year, sponsored by Clinic to Cloud, Carolyn Mee! Carolyn is the Founder and CEO of the Sound Scouts app, an online hearing screening service designed to check for hearing issues in children. This innovation incorporates the science of a hearing test in a mobile

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