The 2023 Rare Birds Impact Report


As a Social Impact organisation with big goals, it's so important to us at Rare Birds to measure our impact on a yearly basis.

Our key pillars of mentoring, education and community, as well as our advocacy, are designed to combine to advance economic equality.

As our community of founders, leaders, executives and investors grows, it's vital that we are delivering programs that help people connect with a support network, increase their knowledge and grow businesses.

We are really pleased to present our Impact Report for 2023.

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  • Carrina Bradbury
    "Talking to people who come from different backgrounds shines amazing light on things. Allowing that diversity of industry background to come together is not something we always get access to and it’s been a real asset."  
    Carrina Bradbury, Office For Women Scholarship Recipient, Rare Birds Mentee
  • Davanh Inthachanh
    "This program has been a personal success for me and has also helped me develop in so many ways other than business."  
    Davanh Inthachanh, Director People and Culture, Seven West Media Corporate Mentee
  • PwC uses Rare Birds to accelerate its Directors and Senior Manager pipeline into a cohort of Partner-ready females to position the firm to achieve its 40/40/20 Partnership admission target.
    Amanda McIntyre, Partner, PwC
  • "Being a soundboard and sharing my experiences has given me a refresher course for myself. After doing something for so long we often forget the fundamentals and that through fresh eyes, engagement and communication come ideas and innovation."
    Tim Elwin, Rare Birds Mentor

Our Mentors

Rare Birds mentors are a diverse group of highly experienced leaders and entrepreneurs.
Here is a sample of the people you could be mentored by.
phil hayes-st clair

Phil Hayes-St Clair

Co-Founder & CEO, Drop Bio
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Dave Clare

Dave Clare

Founder and CEO Circle Leadership Global
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lisa chung

Lisa Chung

NED, Australian Unity and AVJennings
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Kelly Van Nelson

Kelly Van Nelson

Managing Director, Adecco Australia
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warwick peel

Warwick Peel

Regional Innovation Director, IdeaScale
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sarah churchward norton

Sarah Churchward Norton

Leadership and business coach
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monique filer

Monique Filer

Co-Founder, for kids
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erez rachamin

Erez Rachamim

Co-Founder & CEO, tiiik
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pip stocks

Pip Stocks

Founder, Hearsay Platform
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simon spencer

Simon Spencer

Senior Principal Data and AI, Suncorp
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Acknowledgment of Country
Inspiring Rare Birds acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and meet each day, throughout Australia. We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, whose ancestral lands and waters are where the Inspiring Rare Birds headquarters now stands. Inspiring Rare Birds recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respect to past, present and future Elders and to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.