Links

Here are some other groups, organisations, websites and events that have some great girl-love goin’ on!

Women’s Groups

Melbourne Babe Collective

SheSays – Global creative network for women. They also have a SheSays Australia Facebook page, and a Twitter account for Melbourne (@shesaysmelb).

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.

Pushy Women – Events for girls who have bikes! Sample event here (it sounded like fun). Sign up to the mailing list to get updates.

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.


Women’s Festivals

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.