Female Leaders

Female Leader, Michelle Redfern, Founder Advancing Women – Women in Business Article

In 2016 Michelle Redfern made the risky leap from corporate executive to entrepreneur, founding Advancing Women with the mission to improve gender diversity in the business and sporting arenas. She has carefully curated a diverse portfolio career, which includes: Founder of Women Who Get It (WWGI), a professional women’s networking group; Co-Founder of Culturally Diverse Workforces, a social enterprise committed to advancing cultural diversity in Australia’s senior leadership ranks; and Non-Executive Board Director roles with Good Shepherd Microfinance and Williamstown…

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Amanda Segal, Partner, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP – Women in Business Article

There’s no set path to success, says Amanda Segal, head of Katten’s Distressed Debt and Claims Trading practice. “Everyone’s professional journey is different, and for a planner—as many attorneys are—it can feel unsettling when the road starts to twist and turn. But one of the best things you can do is be flexible, patient, and let your trajectory develop organically.” When Segal started her career, she thought she would progress up the ladder as a bankruptcy litigator, but her career…

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Female Leader, Caroline McCulloch, Founder & Designer FRANKiE4 – Wonen in Business Article

Caroline McCulloch, Founder and Designer FRANKiE4 is a Physiotherapist and Podiatrist whose shoe venture began because she could no longer bear the distress that the fashion vacuum of healthy shoe options was causing her customers. Like many ‘overnight success’ stories, Caroline has determinedly weathered and overcome 8 years of business challenges to now enjoy FRANKiE4‘s phenomenal popularity, and average 91% revenue growth year on year over the past 4 years. With a devoted customer base who appreciate stylish supportive footwear options and…

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The Femeconomy Network – breaking down the tall poppy syndrome – Women in Business Article

Australia’s Tall Poppy Syndrome is impacting women’s path to leadership. Business advisors regularly talk about the benefits of building a personal brand. Yet, when some women do, they are told they’re conceited. Some women don’t want to talk about the awards they have won. Others have experienced negative reactions from friends when they have been in the media. This results in women playing down their career achievements to reduce the negative repercussions from people in their network – colleagues, friends,…

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