SPENCE News

May 31st, 2016

Award-winning author Hannah Kent's career to date has, in her own words, been "quite a ride". Now her first book 'Burial Rites' is set to be made into a film starring Jennifer Lawrence. Kent, who will speak at Spence Club's High Tea event on June 19, shares her tips for aspiring writers and reveals her favourite aspects of coming home. More...

November 22nd, 2015

With less than a week until Spence Club’s first birthday White Party, we asked founder Lauren Zwaans (picture above left) a few questions about how Spence Club came to be and her thoughts on the club’s first year. Take us back to the start and the reasons for starting Spence Club. […] More...

November 20th, 2015

Adelaide-based young women’s networking group, Spence Club Inc, will celebrate its first birthday with a White Party that also tackles the serious issue of domestic violence. To be held on November 27 at Mercedes-Benz Adelaide, just two days after White Ribbon Day, the dinner party will bring together young female leaders, VIPs, White Ribbon Ambassadors and guests to raise funds for the campaign. More...

October 19th, 2015

Working for an international multi-disciplinary consultancy, Guinevere Flavel has many strings to her bow. The Adelaide urban designer/ planner works for GHD by day and also runs a style blog called Guin’s Everyday Style, which combines her interests in fashion and interior design. Currently on maternity leave, the mother-of-two talks about […] More...

August 27th, 2015

Henrietta and Grace from Body 4 Life kicked off Spence Club’s Wellness Brunch for 40 members at Burnside Village on Sunday, August 16. After a great low intensity core workout, members were treated to a 30 minute yoga session with Zara from Lululemon, before enjoying an amazing healthy and nourishing brunch from […] More...

July 27th, 2015

After growing up in the Adelaide Hills, Brittany Coff, 28, has found her niche in the not-for-profit sector. She talks about the varied career she's chosen, her life-changing experience attending Cambridge University and shares her advice for others who are interested in a career in international development. More...

Spence Club founding members

March 16th, 2015

Thank you to Ellie Cooper from Stories Well Told for writing this article about Spence Club and our founder, Lauren Zwaans, on March 5, 2015. More...

March 10th, 2015

A strong background in Advertising helped LENZO founder Elleni Pearce to launch her unique party planning business only a few short months ago. Pearce, who hails from Adelaide, has spent the past 10 years living in Melbourne and Sydney, and says her new online company has been three years in […] More...

Angela Pickett with Kathy Marika in Ho Chi Minh City

February 17th, 2015

Teaching yourself Mandarin and Vietnamese aren’t prerequisites for many jobs, but for former diplomat Angela Pickett, learning both Asian languages has been an important aspect of her career to date. She talks about her career in cultural diplomacy, balancing work and family life, and planning her new life in the beautiful Barossa Valley. More...

February 11th, 2015

Thank you to Lucy Travers for writing this comment piece about the club, featured in InDaily on January 28, 2015. More...