The best people I’ve met in the workplace

Recently I’ve been a bit down about experiences in the workforce. I’ve been reflecting on how people treat each other in work environments, and how too often I’ve encountered some disappointing situations and issues. To counteract the thought that workplaces are cruel and unwelcoming,  I started reflecting on the brilliant people I have worked for…

Proposing to Paul

This post was published by HerCanberra. You know that moment when an idea presents itself in your mind, and no matter what you do to distract yourself, it sticks, creating a new life path that wasn’t there before?  That’s how I felt while riding my bike home from work when the idea to propose to my…

Volunteering in the Philippines

  I want to share with you, a place and some people who have held a piece of my heart from the moment I stepped onshore a Filipino island. This experienced changed the way I look at the world, and associate with society. I believe this was the desired outcome of my visit, something I…

Making more space for women

Too often I hear friends, family members and even overhear strangers talking about how they can’t apply for that job because of X,Y,Z, that they are ‘lucky’ they got the job or a place on the football team. Too often these remarks come from women, and specifically young women. I have sat down and spoken…

Eleanor Paynter

A skilled communicator, marketer, digital strategist… Eleanor is also a community developer, a support officer for women’s rights and a big sister to eight.

A little bit about me

For starters, I’m the eldest of nine siblings, practice yoga and have a love of #QandA…