Anywise interviewed 8 amazing women who have all excelled across various industries. We ask them how they reached success and what they wish they had known when beginning their careers.
We were honoured to meet with 8 different women who work in a variety of industries such as the Navy, Chemistry, Women's AFL, Charity, Technical Writing, Accounting, Teaching, and Chocolate Crafting.
Evelyn Vasquez: Managing Partner and Lead Technical Writer of Juno Technical Writing
Geraldine Camilleri: Non-Executive Director of Big Group Hug
Julie Savage: Director of Cognesis
Katherine Post: CEO of Rapid Context
Liz Quinn: Naval Officer and Culture & Leadership Coach of WAFL
Nicky Smith: Founder of Really Good Chocolate
Vanessa Hoy: Managing Director & Principal Consultant of ScriboScience
Vita Lo Presti: Partner and Virtual CFO and Tax Accountant of Bramble and Briar
Julie Savage - Be bold
Geraldine Camilleri - You're going to have a multitude of careers
Liz Quinn - Take every opportunity that you can to learn outside of the space you are in
Nicky Smith - You have to be kind to yourself
Vanessa Hoy - If you know you are right, you are right. And you should really stick up for that
Katherine Post - Embrace the opportunities
Vita Lo Presti - Build a really good network around you of like-minded women
Evelyn Vasquez - As you get more experience it really does pay off to trust your instincts
Geraldine Camilleri - Can you define what truly, truly motivates you
Katherine Post - Enjoy the ride, it'll be a bumpy one at times
Vita Lo Presti - Don't let anybody walk all over you because they will
Vanessa Hoy - If you see an opportunity advertised or you hear about an opportunity and you think "that sounds great but I don't think I have all the skills that I really need to do that" you know, apply anyway
Liz Quinn - Give everything a shot
Evelyn Vasquez - Stick to your values and beliefs and work with likeminded companies
Julie Savage - No one goes to their deathbed wishing they had worked more. So you have to find ways to leverage what you're good at
Vanessa Hoy - Take every opportunity. Talk to as many different people from as many different backgrounds
Julie Savage - Build good relationships
Katherine Post - Don't be scared of being bold to make things better for both yourself but also those you work with
Nicky Smith - Women supporting other women and girls supporting other girls is super important
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