Business owner, motivational speaker, author and volunteer — QUT Pathways to Politics for Women graduate Nyree Johnson already has a diverse resume and she’s just getting started.
Natalia Muszkat, two-term ALP Councillor with the Gladstone Regional Council, and Holstein Wong, a new Greens campaigner in Brisbane, both attended QUT’s Pathways to Politics for Women course this year and came away with skills and advice to support their ambitions in government.
As a proud Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander woman, Donisha Duff has dedicated her life to improving the lives of others.
You don’t expect a political training course to equip you to become a pandemic media star, but that’s exactly what happened to Michaela Sargent.
The pathway to politics for women is fraught with challenges. What better way to navigate these challenges than being supported by other women who are prepared to step up and lend a hand.
The story that Leigh McCready shares about the QUT Pathways to Politics for Women is one of being at a crossroads. What could she do to fulfill her aspirations to go into politics?
Katie Havelberg shares what she learned from the QUT Pathways to Politics program, and how it transformed her and built her confidence to seriously consider a political career.
It has been a year since Rachell Hansen graduated from the QUT Pathways to Politics Program for Women, and her enthusiasm for the program and her passion to influence climate change policy, are still shining brightly.
Creating Opportunities for Women in Politics: Reflections on the QUT Pathways to Politics for Women Program
Connie and Julia were enthusiastic and inquisitive participants in the program, bringing charisma and a positive mindset into each session. We recently reconnected with Connie and Julia where they reflected on their influences and experience in the program.
Standing for public office is for those ‘crazy-brave few’ of us who are optimistic about the ability of politics to make a difference for our planet, your community or the economy.