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WID Q&A with Collective Hub founder Lisa Messenger

You just announced the relaunch of Collective Hub – congrats! What can we expect? One thing I know for sure – taking the time to “break the brand” to “remake” it was the best thing (apart from starting it) that I have ever done! What I also know for sure is that our purpose remains

The Art of Storytelling

By Phyllida Yeo With more and more content filling up our walls, inboxes and increasingly busy lives, storytellers have to pick up their game. Now, captivating, authentic and emotionally charged stories are king — anything less simply won’t cut it. For seasoned pro, Cas McCullough, great storytelling is a passion. Starting as a graphic designer

6 Ways Job Sharing can Boost your Digital Career

By Kathy Wilson It wasn’t all that long ago that seeking part-time work was like hanging a sign across your LinkedIn profile saying “not that interested in my career.” Not only was there a salary penalty but promotions suddenly became “unavailable” and career-enhancing projects would disappear like a puff of smoke. But in 2007, Tim

Global Design Platform Canva Reaches New Billion-Dollar Heights

By Phyllida Yeo To be big, you need to think big. Canva, the hugely successful online design platform empowering everyone to unleash their creativity and design anything, is doing just that. In four short years, it’s grown from a small Sydney start up to a $1 billion valuated business — and according to Liz, Head of

Brisbane’s Own AI Expert: Natalie Rens

By Jeannine Meyer If you are currently active in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) or have a hankering to explore and understand the depths of machine learning, then you have most probably heard of recent PhD graduate and co-founder of Brisbane’s own AI meetup, Natalie Rens. What is even more intriguing is how this

Female Leaders Enacting Change in the Workplace

Hiam Sakakini & Monika Gisler are the co-founders of people and culture consulting agency, ThinkChangeGrow that was founded after twenty shared years of working at Google. They aim to empower organisations with their knowledge especially for those in the aged care and disability sectors of the Australian health industry. What is ThinkChangeGrow? Our time at

3 kids & 2 high growth businesses makes Sarah Mak a very busy Mother of 5

Sarah Mak is an unstoppable force that sees no reason to slow down despite being a week away from full term pregnancy. WID founder Holly Tattersall recently met Sarah at a University of Queensland  'Who Runs the World' panel event in which Sarah shared her personal insights on life as a Mother, Digital Entrepreneur and Business Owner. Her passion,