About Julie Ankers

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.

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Meet the Women of Feisty, Fabulous & 50+



These 21 feisty, fabulous, 50+ women are not celebrities or high fliers. These women are like you and I, navigating their ‘third age’ the best way they know how. Relying on instinct, experience and a certain amount of chutzpah they have overcome life-threatening illnesses, relationship issues, sexism, racism, ageism and other hurdles. They have manage to get on with life regardless of what life has thrown them – like so many women we know. To all of the women in this book, I salute you!

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Feisty, Fabulous & 50 +

A collection of insightful autobiographical stories of 21 Australian women describing how they are navigating their lives after 50. Each writer shares her history, aspirations, challenges and successes as though joining the reader over a cup of coffee. Frank and compelling.
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Feisty, Fabulous & 50 +Friday, December 1st, 2017 at 9:48pm
Hi there,
Just been voted in as President of Radio Blue Mountains 89.1 then took off to visit my mother in Victor Harbor Sth.Australia ! Back this weekend then on Monday morning I speak at Mosman Library. Still working with my cover designer on ‘call me frank...’ which launches at Gleebooks in Sydney on 23rd March, 2018! And of course Christmas is just a few weeks away! Where has this year gone...!? Below is my first Christmas event with members of the Blue Mountains Artist’s Network. To my right is Maggie Hamilton, creator of Pinerolo Children’s Book Cottage at Blackheath. Maggie is one of those feisty, Fabulous & 50+ women who is a national living treasure! And where to buy the book? Google Feisty, Fabulous & 50+ and all will be revealed! Or try www.julieankers.com.au . A good Christmas read!
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Feisty, Fabulous & 50 +Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 at 12:10pm
Spoke to my cover designer last week so am expecting a few draft versions of ‘call me frank’ to arrive any day. Ssssooooo
excited! Will it look like the male version of Feisty, Fabulous & 50+? I’ll let you know.
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Feisty, Fabulous & 50 +Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 10:58am
Now for my second video....
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