Life + Money

What does it mean to be #SelfMade?

  ‘Self made’ is a combination of words that assert independence, vision and tenacity — which are perfect descriptors for entrepreneurs Jo Burston (founder Inspiring Rare Birds), Le Ho (Director Sustainable Solutions Group), Sheree Rubinstein (CEO, One Roof), Dr Viv Waller (Managing Partner, Waller Legal) and Bec Blurton (CEO Moorditj) each of whom will be sharing their stories in #SelfMade breakout session at Breakthrough 2016. Hear more about these trailblazing women and what success means to them — tickets on sale now.   To be self made, you have reached that point in the horizon marked ‘success’. But as we...

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Meet Le Ho: A woman who will ‘never, ever give up.’

  As of 2016, women run 34% of all small businesses in Australia. That number is steadily growing, supported in part by a drive from female entrepreneurs to share information and resources, opening the business community up to more innovative women. One such woman is Le Ho. Arriving in Australia as a refugee from Vietnam, Le has successfully tried her hand at everything from bridal wear to waste management, turning a failing business into strong money maker. Since then, she has acted as both mentor and inspiration to other women entrepreneurs. Speaking to the...

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