Why more women are turning to social entrepreneurship, and what it takes to thrive
Dr Ruth Knight chatted with Julia Keady from The Xfactor Collective about the attributes of female social entrepreneurs, the importance of reflection, self-care and planning. Julia shared some of her insights about how women becoming empowered and equipped to lead effective social and environmental change.
Julia Keady is the founding CEO of The Xfactor Collective – a dual entity social enterprise with a mission to eradicate social changemaker burnout. She has been a champion for women’s leadership, social enterprise and rural and regional Australia for many years including being the inaugural CEO of Australian Women Donors Network and serving on the board of Australian Centre for Rural Entrepreneurship. Alongside that, she has been an advisor and mentor to many of women philanthropists and social entrepreneurs. When she’s not, she can be found playing LEGO with her eight-year-son, or talking social justice on the beach with her trauma psychologist husband, who together run their enterprises from the Northern Rivers of NSW.
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2022 Planning Support
Julia talked about some of the tools and principles that have supported her with balance, and has kindly offered the Tea & Buns community to attend ‘Create Your Business Plan for 2022’ lunchtime training on Thursday 3 February 2022. Tea & Buns community are invited along as a guest (tickets normally $49).
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