'Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.' Brene Brown

I am Amanda Newman. I have had a successful 20-year IT career in one of the largest companies in the world. During that time, I have had 4 children including identical twin boys. As a so called ‘Career Mum’ I want to help women embarking on or during their own journey through the many challenges, decisions and the rewards.
The Career Mum will provide a unique mentoring resource for you, but also a resource for companies looking to embrace, understand and develop their vast network of talented women.
If you want to join the discussion, please join the group I look forward to hearing from you.


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July 15, 2018

(5 minute read with links, 45 minute podcast link) 

I’m smiling as I’m writing the subject of today’s blog. I hope you know, to my readers, it’s you, YOU can be a role model.  

So what is a role model and why do we need them? I used to look up to the role models in my li...

April 8, 2018

The point of this blog, is to ask you to reflect if you are doing enough - or can you do more? For many years, early in my career, I would watch role models and people mentoring and think one day I will do that. Why one day though? There is honestly always someone look...

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