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April 13, 2021
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Calling it as we see it. Turning power dynamics on their head.

SERIES INTRODUCTION: 2020 left us licking the wounds of fear, isolation, and social distancing. Following the year that stopped the world in its tracks and gave […]
March 23, 2021
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Hiring for Talent not Location

If one good thing came out Covid-19 it was the inadvertent opportunity to start thinking differently about recruitment and how we find amazing talent. Think differently, […]
March 8, 2021
International Women's Day

Choose to Challenge

I am so fortunate that when I founded Rare Birds, there were lots of high profile, successful male leaders and entrepreneurs willing to give their voice, […]
January 27, 2021

Mentoring Success Stories: meet Jancee and Kylie

With a growing ‘to-do’ pile and feeling a little lost, Jancee jumped headfirst into the unknown and applied for a scholarship from the Office for Women […]
January 6, 2021
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The Digital Marketing Experts You Should Be Reading in 2021

Digital marketing and social media are in constant flux when it comes to trends, rules and algorithms. Not only that, in business it is not only […]
December 4, 2020
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Where are the male role models?

By Jo Burston Founder and CEO Inspiring Rare Birds The concept that “you can’t be what you can’t see” relates equally to male leaders – particularly […]
February 1, 2016
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Women of influence: Startup Daily’s Top 50 Women in Tech 2016

To have a big influence means that socially and economically a difference is being made, by an individual, with a positive impact. The ripple effect of […]
March 3, 2020
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100 Rare Birds take flight with mentoring scholarships

This week we announced the recipients of 100 mentoring scholarships for female business owners who are driving economic impact across the country.  Each scholarship recipient received […]
March 26, 2020
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Diversity and Inclusion Strategies – an invitation and a challenge to Australian business leaders.

In the flurry of International Women’s Day events, speaking engagements and activities, I stole a moment to reflect on how the conversation has shifted since I […]
April 17, 2020
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5 Inspirational Celebrity Women Who Changed The World

Female celebrities are mostly known for acting, music or modelling careers while their more inspirational contributions to understanding and improving our world are less well known. […]