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Empowering Ambitious Women


Welcome to the home of ambitious women.


We're so pleased you're here. Founded by award-winning CEO and author, Caroline Kennedy, the EAW community is a safe space to support, nurture and encourage compassionate, courageous, ambitious women to fulfil their dreams and create a more equitable and prosperous universe where more women are running the world.

By becoming a member, you will be surrounded by a positive tribe of like-minded women; women who willingly share their real-world experience and advice to help pave your way forward. We exist to help you make your mark on the world through our program of online education, one on one mentoring and aspiring content.

Our EAW mentors are here to get you where you need to go, faster. They have walked the path before you and will share their knowledge and wisdom to enable you to impact change and achieve your professional and personal goals.

So what are you waiting for? Life’s too short to think small; Now is the time to pursue your purpose and realise just how amazing you are.

Join the revolution of female empowerment.   We can’t wait to support you as you unleash your full potential.


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Sharing Empowering Stories That Make A Difference


Gender Equality: Are Boards Still Missing the Point?

Gender Equality: Are Boards Still Missing the Point? In 2017 there has been some noticeable progress in gender equality in Australia, with our Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) releasing figures showing the gap in pay rates narrowing to 22.4%. That’s great news. The report also shows Australian businesses have recognised the need for gender equity, …

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On Purpose – all year

It is true the start of a New Year gives us a reason to press a giant restart button. We set our new yearly intention, create goals that excite us and step into a new us. Traditionally called ‘New Years Resolutions’. We create them on December 31 and then by January 4 we have forgotten …

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What Makes Her So Successful?

What is it that makes her so successful?  They’re making their mark.  They’re getting results.  They’re highly skilled and passionate about their work… As more and more women rise in the ranks of the business world, it is becoming increasingly known that successful female leaders possess a few common traits which mark them out as …

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Make a change

Making a Change: 3 Things You’re Forgetting to Do

Making a Change.  So, you’re making a change, perhaps in your business, your team, or your own leadership behaviour. You’ve thought it through, you can almost touch the wonderful outcomes this change is going to produce. You know that you can expect some resistance, but you’re clear on what needs to happen and why, so …

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Why We Don’t Have Enough Female Leaders

Why we don’t have enough female leaders and what you can do about it. It was 12.45pm and Amanda was putting on the finishing touches to her interview outfit; that was the best power suit attire that she could muster up in her wardrobe with a killer combination of natural-looking makeup. She was almost ready …

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Demand Equality Regardless of Your Gender

I was fortunate enough to be a finalist in the Victorian Telstra Business Women’s awards in 2014. I really enjoyed the journey and loved the fact that I got to meet so many inspirational women who are very successful in business. What I was surprised by was a number of women who are advocates for …

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Sharing Ambitious Women's Success Stories


The best learning and empowerment comes from the ambitious women and leaders who have led the way.

At Empowering Ambitious Women we are dedicated to sharing the authentic stories of extraordinary leaders and ambitious women, their insights and ups, and downs on their journey toward success.

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