Tell us a little bit about yourself and your current job? Running and growing James&Co is my current job/obsession. I started the business 6 years ago to offer stylish cruelty-free outerwear and accessories and to raise awareness of mental health issues and suicide prevention. It was something of a re-direction away from my professional services career which started as … [Read more...] about Women of Balance – Anne Hurley, CEO of ethical fashion label James&Co
China’s effective ban on recycling from Australia earlier this year has left the country in what some are calling a “waste crisis”. Reducing waste through initiatives like the zero waste movement is vital for the future of waste management in Australia. We explore five women changing the world and creating businesses around waste reduction. Global icon and bestselling author … [Read more...] about 5 Women Changing the World and Reducing Waste
Helen Merrick specialises in marketing and communications for the not for profit sector. Currently the communications manager for Include a Charity and a speaker for the Fundraising Institute of Australia, Helen is an active champion for giving more and finding balance through the small things in life. She kindly agreed to give us 10 minutes in her day to answer our Women of … [Read more...] about Women of Balance: Helen Merrick talks about believing in yourself and giving back
Susi Prescott had it all. A large, busy family, a school teaching job she loved, a home on Sydney's leafy North Shore. But with the sudden demise of her 30-year marriage, her world crumbled. In 2017 she released a book about how she rebuilt her life after 50 and her resulting Peruvian adventures. She sent a copy of "Where Hummingbirds Dance" to Balance and we were so … [Read more...] about Where Hummingbirds Dance: Across the Pacific, A New Life Awaits
We’re calling it. It’s time to celebrate gingers for their glorious copper hair, their fiery nature and their red headed uniqueness (seriously, they make up just 1-2% of the entire world’s population!) Gone are the days of mocking red heads. Bullying isn’t cool (it never was) and so to help, we’ve come up with a list of things you just shouldn’t say to one lucky enough to … [Read more...] about Gingers rule! The redheads rally for a great cause.