Here are some other groups, organisations, websites and events that have some great girl-love goin’ on!
Creative Women’s Circle – Events and resources for creative women. I went to their talk starring Clare Bowditch, who talked about how to make a business from your creative skills, and it was marvellous. They also have a directory of creative women, so you can get connected. Follow the website for updates, or sign up to the mailing list.
Female Pressure – International network of female artists in the fields of electronic music: from musicians, composers and DJs to visual artists, cultural workers and researchers.
Les Femmes Forum – Unique experiences, specifically designed for women, by coupling rare spaces with passionate chefs and intriguing women.
Cherchez La Femme – Melbourne’s monthly talk show event on popular culture, news and current affairs from an unapologetically feminist angle.
Girls on Film Festival – Movies. Parties. Feminism. Happening on 12–14 September 2014 at Northcote Town Hall in Melbourne!
Women’s Entrepreneur Groups
League of Extraordinary Women – Australia’s largest movement of young female entrepreneurs.
Ladies of York – Bringing together the fabulous women entrepreneurs and those who have their own business, are interested in starting a business, or are just curious about entrepreneurship.
Women as Entrepreneurs – Organisation for female entrepreneurs, encouraging more women to step into entrepreneurship.
Women’s Tech Groups
Girl Geek Dinners Melbourne – Events for girls, with a tech focus. Previous event topics have included public speaking, personal branding, and a WordPress workshop. Join the Meetup group for event updates, and the Facebook group to participate in the community. There’s also a Girl Geek Academy, and a Girl Geek Coffees Facebook group and LinkedIn page.
Rails Girls – Group for female Ruby programmers.
Girls Who Code – A group that works on inspiring, educating, and equipping girls with computing skills.
Tech Girls Movement – Promoting positive role models to encourage and raise awareness of information technology careers for girls.
Women’s Websites & Online Magazines
Women’s Agenda – News, style and advice for professional women
Woman.com.au – Stories of inspirational women
Biz Ladies on Design*Sponge – Profiles of business women.
Just Mums Recruitment – Recruiting agency in Melbourne supporting working mums and mums returning to work
General things to do in Melbourne
And… some fun resources for people in Melbourne.
Adventures for the Indecisive – Go on a random adventure, make some new friends.
Morning Gloryville Melbourne – Morning dance parties.
MelbTown – Places to eat, drink and have fun in Melbourne.
The Plus Ones – Melbourne’s best events, reviewed.
WeTeachMe – Interesting classes and events.
Laneway Learning – Cheap, fun classes in anything and everything.