women in the built environment

GAZELLA is an independent publication offering insights into inspiring females within the built environment.

Updated weekly, the blog exhibits interviews focusing on the work of women and topical issues in the current climate. Launched to capture the stories and spirit of the determined,

Gazella shares a passion for the celebration of women, their experiences and opinions, as well as advice and learnings that can be shared amongst our community.

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“Approximately 80% of your time should be delivering excellent work. And 20% should be focused on making steps toward your next career goal.”

Carmel Baker CEO Hodges Real Estate  /  Does Being A Good Employee Limit Future Success?

story / Guest Story / June 20, 2016

Recently UDIA Victoria hosted GAZELLA Live: Women in the Property Sector to celebrate Gazella’s first birthday. The discussion featured insights from…

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“I think it’s rubbish to suggest you can’t be serious if you work part-time. You have to live. And you will probably make better architecture if you do live and know about life and can relate to people in the world.”

Shelley Penn Architect Shelley Penn Architect  /  What am I?

story / Interview / June 13, 2016

Initially I was in small practice for seven years. I had worked during and after studying at Uni for a wonderful practice called Robinson Chen. I then traveled overseas…

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“Open minds and storytelling moved from the weekly blog to reality between a cross section of like-minded individuals.”

The Wrap Up  /  Gazella's 1st Birthday

story / Event / June 6, 2016

The continuing success of Gazella and evident support of its followers are testament to charismatic and determined founders…

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