IWD: Top 10 REDnews articles celebrating and empowering women

Ryan Boyd
IWD: Top 10 REDnews articles celebrating and empowering women

Today, 8 March, is International Women’s Day (IWD), and around the world events will be held to promote the amazing things women are doing to make the world a better place.

As Westpac is a big supporter of gender equity, here are 10 articles from REDnews that inspire, empower, and break stereotypes.

 

Inspire

Woman of Influence: Lisa King, Eat My Lunch (Video)LisaKing

How she built a business to address a social issue in a sustainable and meaningful way.

 

 

Annah Stretton: Redeeming the impossibleRAW banner

How a NZ fashion icon is changing the lives of women in a generational cycle in and out of prison.

 

First lady: Life lessons from Dame Alison Paterson

A pioneer in leadership, Dame Alison Paterson has achieved a lot of firsts in her life.

 

Empower

How Kiwi women leaders got to the top

Think the path to success is a good education and jumping around multiple companies? Think again.

 

 

Pay negotiation: how and when to do it right

Experts say women need to change the way they approach salary negotiations.

 

Back to business: 7 tips for returning mothersBriefcase

We often assume a mother’s transition back to work will be a ‘breeze’. Newsflash: Often it’s not.

 

 

5 simple strategies to build confidenceBuild confidence

Executive Coach Jayne Muller aims to change the common belief that we have limited strengths.

 

Breaking stereotypes

A true detective: From rookie cop to Area Commander 

In her 20 years with the Police, Counties-Manukau Area Commander Julia Lynch has seen it all.

 

 

Women tradies: “A bit less muscle, a bit more brain”

Meet 3 young women making their mark in traditionally male-dominated trades.

 

 

Occupation: Shark chaser

Most do whatever they can to avoid being face to face with a shark. Not Louise Bennett-Jones.

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