memoir, biography, sociology, lifestyles,
Julie is an entrepreneur and businesswoman with expertise in learning and organisational development, and a passion for helping women navigate their lives beyond 50. She has founded and developed a number of start-up companies, including a trainers and speakers bureau and a company with a focus on retaining mature age workers and building effective age-inclusive workforces. Julie has also served on various boards for the advancement of women in business.
Three years ago Julie decided to make a tree change to live in the Blue Mountains. She now divides her time between two x 2-hour radio programs, various board commitments, writing, theatre, cinema and a good glass of red.
Books by Julie Ankers
Bold, Brave and (bloody) Brilliant: More inspiring stories from frank 'n' feisty over 50s...
What gets these fifteen ‘over 50’s’ up in the morning?
In ‘Bold, Brave & (bloody) Brilliant our writers offer fascinating insights into their lives and what keeps them motivated and positive, painting inspiring pictures of what its like living today as a ‘third ager’.
CALL ME FRANK: 20 men over 50 tell it like it is
CALL ME FRANK is a collection of 20 autobiographical stories of men over 50 telling it like it is at this stage of their lives. The stories are honest, compelling, sometimes confronting and always inspirational.
Feisty, Fabulous and 50 Plus: 21 women share their candid and compelling stories
Feisty, Fabulous & 50+ is a collection of 21 'warts and all' stories written by women navigating their way through their 50s and beyond. The stories are inspirational, frank and uplifting as each woman tackles her own set of challenges with humour, insight and self-deprecation. A true testament to understated strength and resilience.