Many Australian women seek work in the charity and philanthropic sectors here in the UK and London. Courtney Ireland is one such woman. Since moving to London and the UK she has built a great career and undertaken an epic challenge as part of The Great Big Walk - an idea from the Eden Project which saw 14 walkers cover 1,400 miles to shine a light on community projects across the UK.
This dynamic Australian born woman has carved out an international career, fought discrimination and worked tirelessly to champion equality and diversity in the performing arts. Photo Credit: Jennie Scott Photography
London unlocked many career opportunities for Brisbane born food stylist, Stephanie De Luca. I caught up with Stephanie to talk about her work in London, her love of travel and her recent shift to Hong Kong. Photo credit: Renee Melides
I stumbled across artist Jessye Wdowin-McGregor as she was taking photographs on Hackney Marshes, East London. Jessye explained that she was visiting London as part of a residency programme and I was keen to know her story.
Emma Norbiato, from Calabria Family Wines, was named Winemaker of the Year in the 2016 Australian Women in Wine Awards (AWIWA). We chatted about career choices, passions and the value of international travel ahead of her flight to London for the 2017 AWIWA. Photo Credit: Calabria Family Wines
I caught up with the Hackney-based artist Alex McKenzie in her studio as she worked on her installation for the Australian Women in Wine Awards later this September. Hailed as the world’s largest gathering of Australian women winemakers and winery owners, an incredible 57 women from 51 wineries will be flying in from Australia to be part of the event.