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Sue Squillace is CEO of Spark Foundry, a Publicis Media agency brand that she launched in Australia. Sue has worked with Publicis Media for nine years, returning to work after having her second child.
Over the past 18 months Sue has not only contributed to the overall media landscape by building and launching a new media agency but has also used her pro le and experience to give back to the broader community.
Sue and the Spark team launched the Spark Opportunity Program, a diversity in the workplace initiative which works to attract women back into the workforce after having children.
At Spark, working mums enjoy exible hours, mobile enabled technology, early nishes and the opportunity to work from home. This has resulted in more senior appointments at director level – 70 per cent of its leadership team are women.
Sue also founded the Opportunity Program with Nova Employment to help youth with disabilities successfully join the workforce. The rst graduate now enjoys full time employment as Editor & Chief of Production.