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 +Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 6:21pm
Call Me Frank! Join me at the launch! Bookings below.

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Feisty, Fabulous & 50 +Saturday, January 27th, 2018 at 11:13am
Hi there....we’re nearly there! Confirming launch for ‘Just call me frank’ is on 23rd March at Gleebooks in Sydney. Once the final artwork for the cover is finished all launch details will be on the Gleebooks website. Who will launch it this time???
You will have to come along to find out! FFF+’s launch
attracted a huge crowd of around 120. This year we are expecting even more!
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Feisty, Fabulous & 50 +Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 12:19pm
Wonderful Christmas at Mollymook with family and back on Boxing Day. At Radio Blue Mountains yesterday. So much to do but what a great team of volunteers! Now for following up on the men’s book cover etc.etc. Loving everything I do and that’s the message. Get involved! Find something you love 💗 to do to help you start or keep feeling feisty and fabulous!
Make a point this year to step outside your comfort zone! With me it’s exercise! Tell all your friends what your plans are so they keep you honest and NO going back! If you have big or small plans you’ll need energy so go for it!
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