How do we make sure our charity money goes to women and children, not the Taliban?

I have not had time to edit this information but think it is essential to get out to people. The most important thing you can do right now we have outlined here. Daizy Maan  7:25 PMBanks are shut in Afghanistan can you do something. I remember you built a way for thousands of people to be paid offline during the Ebola …

My Letter to Australia’s Treasurer The Hon. Josh Frydenberg (Member for Kooyong)

Dear Josh,  I reached out recently, though today I reach out on a more grave matter that requires urgent leadership. I recently met with members of the Liberal Party and expressed my interest to volunteer on community-related matters (non-political).  When I served as a Director of Bendigo Community Banks (NSX:CSH) we sat next to each other at our Boroondara Youth Foundation …

The Not So Good of Leadership in Australia

…having been the youngest female on a publicly traded company’s board and working in a university without a PhD / not being seen as “senior enough”- I have seen many people’s true colours. On the bright side I’ve learned how power & status work. Here are some of my not so great experiences. Before I start I feel compelled to …

leila janah’s give work – a must read for social entrepreneurs

I often think about the spaces between capitalism and humanity. One founded on individualism, ego and progress. The other on love, sacrifice and faith. Then there’s this strange world of money, a currency we’ve created to hold “value” and has so much power. Yet this money seems to allude the creatives, teachers, nurses, activists, social justice workers and social entrepreneurs. …

SBS World News & Soul House Update

Soul house update 2021 Back in October 2020 we set up the South Asian Women’s Wellness Space (pyarfully called Soul House) in Melbourne which aired on SBS World News. How it started In September 2020 I found a property on Airbnb and moved there myself as I was working from home and no longer needed to be in the CBD – living …

Australia’s Top Woman in Artificial Intelligence – Svetha Venkatesh

You can also listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts. One of the top 15 women in the world for Artificial Intelligence and the only woman from Australia on that list, Svetha Venkatesh is a powerhouse in STEM. She is an Alfred Deakin Professor with 346 publications based on her research. Her research has lead to two successful start-ups; …

love letter

an overdue love letter to my Soul House in the Himalayas. i was only 19 a staunch little Richard Dawkins loving atheist secretly leaving home with nothing but a backpack alone i boarded a bus in a chaotic station in Chandigarh the wrong bus somehow we still found each other you were my last resort my mind plagued with thoughts …