Preface Introduction Chapter 1: An accidental activist: Kirstin's story Chapter 2: The power of sharing stories Chapter 3: Every woman is a role model Chapter 4: Taking the sting out of Queen Bee Chapter 5: A brief history of women's networks Chapter 6: Rise and shine Chapter 7: Lessons for leaders Chapter 8: Opportunities for organisations Conclusion Acknowledgements #CelebratingWomen Roll Call Staying connected Notes Index
Dr Kirstin Ferguson is a professional, independent company director. Beginning her career as a military officer, she went on to become the CEO of a highly successful global business. With honours degrees in both history and law, Kirstin also has a PhD in leadership and governance for which she has received a number of academic and industry awards. She has been named by the Westpac/Australian Financial Review as one of Australia's 100 Women of Influence, is a Sir Winston Churchill Fellow and was recognised by Women & Leadership Australia with an award for her Excellence in Women's Leadership. Catherine Fox is a leading commentator on women and the workforce. An award-winning journalist, an author and presenter, she had a long career with the Financial Review, where she wrote the weekly Corporate Woman column. In 2017 she was awarded the Walkley Award for Women's Leadership in Media, and is a member of the Australian Defence Force Gender Equality Advisory Board, the Australian Women Donors Network board and co-founder of the Sydney Women's Giving Circle.