UNBiased – Dharshi Harindra

Dharshi Harindra|11/4/2022 All of us carry our own biases. They are a product of our environment, our upbringing, and our lived experiences. Through guest interviews and their stories, UNBiased explores the way bias affects the lives of others, and what we can do to address it. This week’s guest on UNBiased podcast  is Michelle Sheppard,... Continue Reading →

Duty to Promote Gender Equality

“Don’t judge me by what I am, but by who I am” Building organisational awareness is key to gaining employee buy-in, support and engagement with proposed actions to address intersectional gender inequality. Organisations should use a multipronged approach via executives and senior leaders, employee-wide engagement, and through the voices of employees with intersectional attributes. Examples... Continue Reading →

This Is Her Life

Finding the woman within - Michelle Sheppard In this episode of <<This Is Her Life>>, we hear the raw and real story of Michelle Sheppard. Michelle has traversed the world of transitioning as all trans women do. Loving parent/ intelligent/ trans/ beautiful/ true to self. Just some of the words I’d use to describe Michelle,... Continue Reading →

“Happy Trans Awareness Week”

Transgender Awareness Week 2021 Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash I use that blog title with sarcasm because when it comes to Transgender Awareness Week there is nothing “happy” about it. I have woken up to private messages from people this week who I personally know who do see themselves as allies, and truly they are allies and... Continue Reading →

Fitted for Work – improving career opportunities for transgender women

Fitted for Work - improving career opportunities for transgender women [Vision: Fitted for Workshop showing clothing, shoes and accessories] Martin Foley - Minister for Equality It’s a real pleasure to be joined by so many people who have at their heart a commitment to make sure that transgender diverse and non-binary women have the opportunity... Continue Reading →

ENTREPRENEURS TO WATCH IN AUS. LGBTI COMMUNITY

Michelle Sheppard (LGBTI Jobs) STAFF WRITERS — MAY 5, 2017 Experiencing struggles within employment as a trans woman played a large role in Michelle’s decision to establish LGBTI Jobs. Coming from a 20-year strong corporate background she found that after ‘coming out’ as trans she wasn’t taken as seriously. “People were coming out with rather... Continue Reading →

ANZ Excellence in business – LGBTI Jobs

“If you said to me three years ago when I came out, when I was nearly homeless and I couldn’t find a job except manual labour that I’d be up here I wouldn’t believe it.“ Michelle Sheppard said as she accepted the award, “We’ve started a business that helps anybody who’s in the LGBTI Community. We go... Continue Reading →

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