Shaping a Better World for our Children

March is the time of the year when we as a collective not only celebrate International Women’s Day, but participate in activities throughout the month. For me, this coming month promises to be busy one with plenty of opportunities bond with my female friends, network with fellow female entrepreneurs and be a mentor for the…

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A Day to Heal Australia

Last year I was humbled and honoured to co-create Healing Australia – a day of ceremony and prayer with Susan Moylan Coombs and Nic Rowan. The day culminated in a deeply powerful ceremony that saw non-indigenous Australians officially welcomed to Country by the Elder Dennis Foley in Manly, Sydney.    The ceremony was part of…

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YOUR BEST ADVICE IN 4 WORDS OR LESS

“Your best advice in 4 words or less,”  asked the first post on my Facebook feed this morning.   The awesome human being asking for responses to this is friend of mine. She started a Facebook support group in April, after realising that many of her friends and work colleagues were consumed with fear and a sense…

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Reflecting On My Three Months of Lockdown

They’ve said we can go out. Lockdown is over. I thought this is what I have been craving for three months. Yet, now that I can, I’m not sure I want to.  For the past few weeks it has been raining non-stop in Singapore. There is even a rumour that the Singapore Government has been…

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Where is our 20/20 Vision At Now?

It is six months into our annus horribilis and we are holding our breaths for what comes next.  To be frank, we did not enter 2020 well. Australia was on fire and the spotlight was firmly on climate change. Over in the East, a mysterious virus was starting to fester in Wuhan. And in the…

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For the Next Generation – International Women’s Day

It is International Women’s Day and I feel so sad. As a mother, I look at my children and fear that with each passing year, the safety and sustainability of our planet and our society slips further from our reach.   As an entrepreneur, I am programmed to be an optimist and a problem solver.…

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From Being Lost to Finding Myself Again. 2009-2019.

I am choosing to walk into 2020 with a different story. Yet the story of the past decade shaped me, and will always be part of my narrative.  When I turned 40 in 2015, I decided that a decade-long approach to achieving my goals held the key to mitigating the anxiety that surrounded the annual…

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Coming of Age and The Joshua Tree

January 1989. I boarded a Greyhound Coach on my own for a 12-hour trip up the coast to Lismore, a country town in Australia, to spend a week of my summer break with my friend, Sarah. I was 14. Sarah, the daughter of my tennis coach, would come down to visit her dad during school holidays.…

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