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Inspiration and Resources

A collection of some of our favourite networks and partners, organisations, online publications, resources and speakers.

Networks we connect and partner with

Australian Women Lawyers

Australian Women Lawyers is the peak body for women lawyers associations throughout Australia.

behind closed doors

behind closed doors is a national invitation only program for business women to discuss business and support each other to attain greater professional success.

The RKWN enjoys a close relationship with Behind Closed Doors, having hosted several of their Connexions networking events for professional women.

Business Chicks

LGPro Women's Network

Celebrating women in local government.

The RKWN has proudly sponsored the LGPro Women's Network Dinners from 2014 - 2017.

Pitcher Partners

The RKWN and Pitchers Partners launched our CONNECT boardroom lunch series in 2013 and we continue to co-host these lunches. The RKWN is proud to support and attend the Inspiring Women Series hosted by Pitcher Partners.

Significant Women's Network

Significant Women's Network provides a forum for like-minded executive and professional women who are from diverse backgrounds, to share information, develop strong associations and explore business, social and philanthropic opportunities.

She Leads - YWCA Victoria

She Leads is an innovative and evidence-based women’s leadership program comprised of a yearlong Diploma of Management, and a one-day conference.

Women Barristers Association

Women and Leadership Australia

Women &  Leadership Australia is a national initiative dedicated to supporting a higher representation of female leadership throughout the Australian workforce and the  broader community.

Women in Focus

Women in Focus is a vibrant community of women in business across Austalia doing extraordinary things.

VECCI Women in Business

Victorian Women Lawyers

The 100% Project

The 100% Project is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to address gender inequality as it affects leadership positions, opportunities and culture in mid-large Australian organisations.

Speakers who have inspired

Emma Doyle

Emma’s natural vitality leaves audiences with a sense of clarity from  which to reflect on both their professional and personal lives.

Emma spoke at the RKWN hosted event for Behind Closed Doors Connexions in May 2014. Read about it on our blog.

Project Rockit - Rosie Thomas

Rosie is a self-confessed social justice junkie  and empowerpreneur.

Rosie spoke to Russell Kennedy staff about their social enterprise, an anti-bullying organisation that teaches youth empowerment and leadership to fundamentally change the behaviour that causes bullying.

Organisations we support and respect

Berry Street

Berry Street is a not-for-profit, non-government and non-church based organisation that has been supporting Victorian children and families since 1877.

Diversity Partners

Diversity Partners is a leading professional services firm specialising in diversity and cultural change in Australia and Asia.

East Timor Hearts Fund

East Timor Hearts Fund is a new medical aid charity providing life-saving heart surgery in Australia for young East Timorese people.

Fitted for Work

Fitted for Work's vision is financial independence for women and our mission is to help women experiencing disadvantage get work and keep it.


Sacred Heart Mission

Publications we enjoy

Forbes Women

Where else? For inspiring and practical articles about modern women in the workforce.


Sheilas is a monthly, national e-publication brought to you by the Victorian Women’s Trust.


We're always on the lookout for new connections and inspiration. If you know of anyone or anything we can add to our list, please get in contact via rkwn@rk.com.au