October 7, 2020
pink recession

Each budget used to have a gender impact statement. We need it back, especially now

COVID-19 has left women, more than men, economically disadvantaged through unemployment, underemployment, lowered incomes, less secure work, greater household and family demands, and increased risk of […]
September 9, 2020
freelancing-gems

Meet the Gamechangers: Fleur Madden helps female freelancers

Rare Birds mentor and Ex CEO of Red Republic, Fleur Madden (pictured centre), has launched Freelancing Gems, an online platform to support female freelancers across all […]
September 4, 2020
mentoring leaders

Who’s Mentoring the Leaders?

During one of the most intense periods of their career, leaders – from middle-management to C-Suite – are so busy looking after everyone else; managing new […]
August 25, 2020

10 Business Leaders talk Growth by Innovation

10 speakers x 10 minutes = 100 take-aways In partnership with Digivizer and with thanks to funding from the City of Sydney, Rare Birds hosted its […]
August 19, 2020

Rare Birds’ Federally-Funded Business Scholarship Program – as Featured in Smart Company and Dynamic Business

Australia’s media have started to pick up and run the news about the 90 women who are on our Business Scholarship Program. In Smart Company, editor […]
August 14, 2020

Inspiring Rare Birds partners with the Office for Women to help 90 female business owners jump-start their businesses during, after COVID-19

In a fully-funded program announced in June by the Federal Government, Inspiring Rare Birds has awarded scholarships to 90 female business owners from marginalised or disadvantaged backgrounds, who […]
November 18, 2020
Rare Birds turns five

Rare Birds Turns FIVE!

Serial entrepreneur and Rare Birds Founder and CEO Jo Burston is celebrating twice this International Women’s Entrepreneurship Day as it also marks 5 years since she […]
November 4, 2020
Dr Cathy Foley

Role Models: Women in STEM

Dr Cathy Foley AO, Chief Scientist, CSIRO For Dr Foley, the pathway to a career in science was a strong desire to change the world. She […]
October 7, 2020
pink recession

Each budget used to have a gender impact statement. We need it back, especially now

COVID-19 has left women, more than men, economically disadvantaged through unemployment, underemployment, lowered incomes, less secure work, greater household and family demands, and increased risk of […]
September 30, 2020
Dr Jeri Childers, UTS

Dr Jeri Childers – Rare Birds Ambassador, Sydney

Lisa Burling is an award-winning journalist, PR professional, entrepreneur, businesswoman and author. In 2013, a chain of devastating events resulted in her being an unemployed, single mum of two boys under three. Whilst in the Centrelink queue wondering how this was her reality, she decided to set up a business.