Some context on being a woman

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while but I know it will be contentious. I’ll just have to delicately dance it out. And today is the day to post considering it’s International Women’s Day. So, I can’t tell you how much I’ve been glued to reads about women, business and technology over […]

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10 global women with gusto

Over the years, I’ve had to increasingly deal with the position of a somewhat budding public profile. This mainly started with some time editing Marketingmag.com.au and more recently with general digital commentary to a growing Twitter audience. I’m mainly stating this not to bang on about myself (#yawn) but because I’ve found it quite an […]

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Australian female founders of note

Founder Friday in San Francisco July 2010 (I’m the ghost!) There’s no shortage of entrepreneurial spirit in Australia – from both men and women. However, I’ve often noticed an imbalance in the founder gender ratio of tech or web-based companies. For a while, I’m been contemplating how to build women’s involvement in technical communities and startup culture. […]

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How I dress

A girlfriend made a remark about the way I dressed today. It was in relation to the casual attire I frequent. The succinct comment left numerous thoughts whooshing in my head – a micro-awakening to a forgotten place. You see, I haven’t really judged or evaluated myself via my appearance for a long time. My […]

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Female Founder profile: Jenn Vargas

When I was in San Francisco and Silicon Valley last year, one of the highlights of my trip was meeting the extraordinarily talented Jenn Vargas. Jenn is the founder of 101in365 and after graduating from Cornell University in 2009 has worked at two of the hottest web 2.0 companies going – Flickr and Etsy as a product […]

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Women – get into tech

After reading @arrington‘s tiresome, but true, tirade last night ‘Too Few Women In Tech? Stop Blaming The Men‘ on TechCrunch. And then @fredwilson‘s follow-up ‘Women In Tech and Women Entrepreneurs Discussion‘ post, I decided to do a little presentation. It’s a whimsical look at the benefits of a career in technology, particularly when it comes […]

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Lifehacks for women

You could say I’ve been doing some field research: intensively listening to conversations amongst my female friends – processing and analysing for trends. While that may sound clinical, I’ve found that I am frustrated with common problems that we constantly talk about but never make behavioural alterations to fix. I came up with a list […]

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