Tuning in: how composer Anthony Leigh Dunstan is pushing music boundaries

Anthony Leigh Dunstan’s life has always revolved around music. He’s a composer and a classical music writer at Primephonic  - aa Amsterdam-based streaming service designed for classical music. His artistic talent comes from his devotion and hard work in pursuing a music career. He’s also been influenced by his family whose passion for music is no less than Anthony’s – his mum plays piano and sings and his dad being an amateur trombonist.

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Susan Perry: There is something special about riding your bike along the beautiful canals. It’s such a great way to commute – especially as it’s so flat!

Susan Perry is one of the many audacious global Aussies with an adventurous spirit. After a two-year entrepreneurial journey, Susan made a return to corporate life with fresh perspectives and new skills and subsequently joined Booking.com as Global Head of Marketing for BookingSuite. She is based out of Amsterdam in the headquarters of the global travel fare company.

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Lotte Haverman: at the forefront of protecting children’s mental wellbeing

Dr Lotte Haverman wears many hats - clinician-scientist, child psychologist and researcher. Based at Amsterdam’s Emma Children’s Hospital, Lotte plays a vital role in supporting children’s mental wellbeing as a child psychologist helping children and families to cope and accept medical diagnosis, as well as providing treatment for trauma, depression and anxiety related to their medical conditions.

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The duo expanding the wardrobes of millions of women: Costa Koulis & Kirsten Kore

The rise of the ‘on-demand’ economy has rewritten the rules of conventional marketplaces, changing our everyday, from the way we commute, to entertainment and dining. Even the act of dressing is up for disruption, thanks to the ingenuity of Costa Koulis and Kirsten Kore – the creators behind Designerex, the world’s leading peer-to-peer designer dress sharing platform.

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Roundtable Luncheon with Carol Schwartz AM

Advance was delighted to host an intimate women’s lunch with Carol Schwartz AM, a strong advocate for women in leadership, with a passion for the arts, entrepreneurial businesses and social enterprises. The gathering was generously hosted by Advance Global Advisory Council member, Josephine Linden, at her Fifth Avenue offices in New York City on April 15.

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Jane Sloane: pushing boundaries for women in Asia and the Pacific

Jane Sloane is an Australian living and working in San Francisco. One of the many ordinary Aussies doing extraordinary things in her adopted home city. She’s working to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Asia and the Pacific, encouraging and empowering girls and women to realize their rights and potential. Jane is Director, Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality at The Asia Foundation.

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Darren Chait: an architect building a “one-team” culture

Darren Chait - co-founder of Hugo- connected meeting note software for teams to share and action insights - has come across the same experience. But unlike many of us who would scratch our heads about the communication confusion, he and his team are on the way to cracking the code by developing a platform to centralize team meeting notes and integrate with calendars and all the other apps used by teams to share and action those insights in real time.

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