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Coaching

Six talented Women in Media members will take advantage of free leadership coaching in partnership with Nudge Coaching and Consultancy.

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The recipients of

the 2023 Executive Coaching Scholarship have been announced

Applications are now open for the 2024 Coaching Scholarships

Six talented Women in Media members will take advantage of free leadership coaching in partnership with Nudge Coaching and Consultancy.

 

The successful applicants with receive six, one-on-one online coaching sessions over four to five months, starting in early 2024.

 

It is open to women at all career stages. Applications close on November 8, 2023.

Coaching helps you realise your full potential.

 

It’s a partnership between coach and client to raise awareness, think the unthinkable and find new ways of working that are right for you. Coaching can transform both your work and your life.

 

The inaugural Women in Media Industry Insight Report 2023 informs the call for gender equality, pathways for career progress, and access to support and resources for women working in all roles and types of media.

 

It flags actions for employers, but Women in Media also wants to ensure we are supporting and providing our members with opportunities to address these career concerns.

 

The survey of women working in a range of media roles across Australia found that 56% of women were dissatisfied or unsure about how to advance their careers.

 

To help women progress in their careers, we are partnering with Nudge Coaching to offer five Women in Media members the opportunity to participate in free leadership coaching.

 

The coaching scholarships are open to women working in media across Australia and will be offered virtually.

Frequently asked questions

Why is Women in Media offering its member coaching scholarships?

The inaugural Women in Media Industry Insight Report 2023 informs the call for gender equality, pathways for career progress, and access to support and resources for women working in all roles and types of media. It flags actions for employers, but Women in Media also wants to ensure we are supporting and providing our members with opportunities to address these career concerns. The survey of women working in diverse media roles across Australia found that 56% of women were dissatisfied or unsure about how to advance their careers.

 

To help women progress in their careers, we are partnering with Nudge Coaching and Consultancy to offer six Women in Media members the opportunity to participate in free leadership coaching. The coaching scholarships are open to women working in media nationwide and will be offered virtually.

What is coaching?

Coaching helps you at all levels to unlock change and realise your full potential. It’s a partnership between coach and client to raise awareness, think the unthinkable and find new ways of working that are right for you. Coaching can transform both your work and your life.

 

These are the types of questions clients bring to coaching:

  • What am I doing, and where am I going?

  • How can I increase my confidence and stop overthinking?

  • How can I improve my work/life balance?

  • How can I improve work relationships and my communication style?

  • How can my leadership style evolve to meet the demands of my new job?

Who is Nudge Coaching and Consultancy?

The Nudge coaches provide a confidential, supportive, challenging and enjoyable space for you to explore new ways to improve your performance, increase your fulfilment in all areas of life and create change that will last after coaching is over.

 

They take a psychological approach to leadership coaching. This means they combine coaching skills with practical, evidence-based psychological practices and the latest leadership thinking to understand what helps or hinders performance — at both an individual, group and systemic level.

 

Nudge coaches are highly qualified and have extensive experience working in leadership roles in media, law and talent management. So, they ‘get’ the pressures that women in media face in today’s workplaces. They work with you to understand what you hope to achieve from coaching and to create a bespoke approach to fit your needs.

 

Who are the coaches?

The coaches include:

Bindi Newman: Master of Science (Coaching Psych), Accredited Organisational Coach (Advanced Coaching Practice)

Lauren Finestone: Master of Science (Coaching Psych), Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Accredited Organisational Coach

Fiona Russell: Master of Science (Coaching Psych), BBus (Human Resources), BASc

What is on offer?

  1. Six successful applicants will receive one-to-one online coaching sessions

  2. Up to six pro bono one-hour sessions each over four to five months

  3. Open to Women in Media members across Australia

 

What is the application process?

Women in Media members across Australia can apply online.

 

Women in Media will review all applications and create a shortlist.

The shortlist will be sent to Nudge. Nudge coaches will contact the shortlisted applicants to set up a ‘chemistry meeting’ to see if there’s a good fit between coach and client.

 

Nudge coaches are highly qualified and have extensive experience working in leadership roles in media, law and talent management. So, they get the pressures women in media face in today’s workplaces. They will work with you to understand what you hope to achieve from coaching and to create a bespoke approach to fit your needs.

 

They provide a confidential, supportive, challenging and enjoyable space for you to explore new ways to improve your performance, increase your fulfilment in all areas of life and create change that will last after coaching is over.

 

Bindi Newman is an experienced coach who has spent more than 20 years working in leadership roles in broadcasting, both in the UK and Australia. “At Nudge, we take a holistic approach to coaching and understand that work cannot be separated from other areas of life,” she said. “With a Masters in Coaching Psychology, I’m excited to support media women as I understand firsthand some of the challenges, they face juggling work and family life in a rapidly changing and often high-pressure environment.”

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