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Passing the Torch: Interview with 2019 Co-presidents – Caitlan Howle
Can you tell me a little about yourself? I am a third-year student studying a combined commerce and science degree. Outside of uni, I enjoy singing and I am currently working for the Australian Girls Choir to fulfil this passion. After graduating from university, I am hoping to go into a management consulting role.  …
Paving the Way: Interview with 2019 Co-presidents – Henrietta Chui
Can you tell me a little about yourself? I am a fourth-year Commerce Co-op Student majoring in Marketing and Information systems. I am currently doing my Co-op placement at American Express in its Channel Strategy team. In my free time, I like to do hot yoga. I also play instruments like the piano and trombone.…
Passing the Torch: Interview with 2019 Co-presidents – Caitlan Howle
Can you tell me a little about yourself? I am a third-year student studying a combined commerce and science degree. Outside of uni, I enjoy singing and I am currently working for the Australian Girls Choir to fulfil this passion. After graduating from university, I am hoping to go into a management consulting role.  …
Paving the Way: Interview with 2019 Co-presidents – Henrietta Chui
Can you tell me a little about yourself? I am a fourth-year Commerce Co-op Student majoring in Marketing and Information systems. I am currently doing my Co-op placement at American Express in its Channel Strategy team. In my free time, I like to do hot yoga. I also play instruments like the piano and trombone.…
Capital W Annual Dinner 2019: She Means Business
Capital W’s Annual Dinner 2019 took place on June 11th in the stunning Doltone House venue. With more than 200 students, alumni and industry representatives in attendance, the banquet room was bustling with excitement. The night started with open networking over canapes where 109 students had the opportunity to gain insights from representatives over a…
Capital W Alumna: Leader With a Vision
Lauren Maxwell Lauren Maxwell was Co-President of Capital W in 2017, after leading the Marketing Subcommittee as Marketing Director in 2016. Lauren graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce/Media (PR & Advertising) in 2017 and is currently Marketing Manager in the Business Marketing Team at Commonwealth Bank after finishing the Graduate program there. With a vision…
Capital W Alumna: The Catalyst
Stephanie Pow Stephanie Pow founded Capital W in 2007 with a group of like-minded young women, all passionate about equipping young women to “tackle any role”. After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), Stephanie completed an MBA from University of Pennsylvania- Wharton School and MPA from Harvard University. Stephanie is currently Strategy Director at Vend,…
Looking Back on Past Annual Dinners 2016-18
Having started the countdown to Capital W’s Annual Dinner 2019: She Means Business, we decided to take this opportunity to look back on past themes and keynote speakers. 2016: Be Inspired, Be Inspiring ‘Be Inspired, Be Inspiring’ encouraged students to draw inspiration from female business leaders’ experiences, which shaped their journeys to success and paved…
High School Workshop
On Friday, 26 August, Capital W held their annual High School Workshop at the UNSW CBD Campus. Thirty eager female high school students from Years 11 and 12 attended the event. The day began with an address from UNSW Business School representatives outlining the various degrees that are offered at the Business School, which was…
Presence and Branding Workshop
  On May 29th, Macquarie Group welcomed Capital W members at a ‘Presence & Branding’ Workshop. In an increasingly competitive job market, it has never been more important to give yourself the greatest opportunity to get the job by leaving interviewers and potential employers with the best impression of yourself. As a first year student,…
1000 Cracks in the Ceiling
  The term ‘privilege’ is quickly becoming the third rail of polite conversation. Don’t believe me? Try casually bringing it up the next time you’re in class or at a recruiting event. One of two scenarios will most likely unfold: either you’ll be met with silence and the topic will quickly change, or it will…
Subcommittee Application Tips
As a naïve first year student, I stepped onto UNSW not knowing what a society subcommittee was. However, thanks to the great Capital W team at O-Week, I was introduced to a society that I immediately envisioned myself becoming a part of. The subcommittee application process for Capital W was extremely professional and one that…