I know that I am the master of my own career

By |2019-08-22T14:11:00+10:00July 21st, 2014|Profiles|

Bonnie Mason is currently a Project Manager in the ICT Division at the Australian Government Department of Industry. She talks about her experience as recent graduate of Orijen’s Women in IT Executive Mentoring (WITEM) program, and the path she has taken in her career. Seven years ago, I moved into the public service from the private sector to take a six month contract role through an [...]

Zoe Smith Is Taking Charge of Her Career

By |2019-08-22T15:09:39+10:00December 15th, 2013|Profiles|

Zoe Smith is a great example of a female working in the IT sector who is taking charge of her career, putting her hand up, and actively moving into an executive position. She has been working in the public service in IT for nearly 25 years, taking every opportunity to complete further qualifications in her field (Microsoft/Novell) with the support of her employer. She has also [...]

Becoming a more effective, confident and authentic leader

By |2019-08-22T15:16:58+10:00December 8th, 2013|Profiles|

As an experienced People, Culture and Development professional, Lorraine Salloum has a proven record in planning and leading comprehensive people and performance strategies to support organisational goals. She has demonstrated success driving organisational performance through culture change programs. Lorraine is passionate about organisational development and producing pragmatic solutions that make a difference. She took part in Orijen's Executive Women's Business Future Leaders Program in 2012-13, and [...]

The Meerkat In Me: A Poem

By |2019-08-22T17:15:36+10:00July 10th, 2013|Profiles|

Louise Humphries participated in the 2012 Australian Public Service Women in ICT Coaching Circles program. She wrote this poem in her last coaching session (inspired by Carl Sandburg's Wilderness), after reflecting on her learnings throughout the program. The poem is a great example of the personal and professional growth that Orijen's WITEM Coaching Circles program can help to facilitate. There is a meerkat in me, [...]