Sophie says they are challenging the status quo on the effectiveness of networking and creating supportive communities for women, who have changed their career paths from employee to entrepreneur.
There appears to be an increase in women becoming entrepreneurs. Why do you think that is? There is definitely a movement building. Women want to be more present for their families without sacrificing their desires to be fulfilled professionally and contribute financially. According to the Bureau of Statistics, in Australia women are starting up their own businesses at a faster rate than men. We were both in the same position, unable to get the flexibility in our corporate careers, we needed to make a change to create a better lifestyle for our families.