All tagged Australian Women
Dr Paola A. Magni is a forensic biologist who investigates crimes, writes scripts for the Italian version of CSI, is a scuba instructor, and is a researcher and senior lecturer at Perth's Murdoch University. She also represented Australia at FameLab International, a major science communication competition held in Cheltham. I caught up with Paola to find out more about this extraordinary woman.
Melanie Brown is the founder of the New Zealand Cellar and the Australian Cellar - specialist wine shops and bars in Brixton that stock dynamic antipodean wine producers. We met with Melanie to talk about her passion for bringing the best wines and events to a UK audience. Image credit Andy Barnham
Maxine Thompson, founder of PolkaPants, solves the problem of uncomfortable workwear for female chefs by bringing together her two passions: food and fashion. I chatted with Maxine about her journey into entrepreneurship and her passion for all things functional, ethical and designer.
Samantha Crawford: Soprano, opera singer, mentor, Co-Founder and Director of the Creative Professionals Network Australia. (Image Samantha Crawford, soprano. Copyright Jeremy Hosking)
The Indigenous women’s and men’s cricket teams will begin a UK tour this week. They will be commemorating the first Aboriginal cricket team- and also the first sporting team from Australia - to tour internationally over 150 years ago. I interviewed the Captain of the women's team and cricket all-rounder, Ashleigh Gardner, ahead of this exciting event.
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.
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
Lily Newbury-Freeman and Emma Playfair are two Australian actors living in London. I caught up with them ahead of a rehearsal for their play, Food, at the Finborough Theatre. (Photo Credit: The Other Richard)
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