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Editor and publisher, Mamamia.


Mia Freedman is the co-founder of the Mamamia Media Group - Australia’s only women’s media company and the largest women’s podcast network in the world.

With an audience of millions of women every month and a staff of more than 80 people - 95% are women -Mamamia’s mission is the make the world a better place for women and girls, through content and by partnering with charities like Share the Dignity and Room 2 Read.

Current work

Mia is has recently also founded a new platform called Lady Startup to help educate and promote businesses owned by women and it’s her mission to help 20,000 women launch their own businesses by 2020.

Talking Points

Real is the New Perfect

The story of Mia's personal journey from work experience to website publisher with behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the worlds of media. Funny, moving, revealing and inspiring.

10 Fails When Talking To Women

With 20 years spent working in all forms of media, Mia shares the lessons she's learned about where marketers and media are going wrong when they're trying to appeal to women. This keynote has broad appeal and includes many examples and anecdotes applicable to all industries. Hugely popular with both women and men.

How to Create Online Communities That Click

Mamamia boasts an online army of 1.3 million women and is considered Australia's leading independent online publisher. So how did it morph from personal blog to mutli-media juggernaut? Mia reveals tips, tricks and anecdotes that will help anyone build an online audience and explain in simple terms how social media is an absolute must.
Thank you for being such a valuable part of our panel discussion and for your honest, very real answers. Women in Banking and Finance Conference

Thank you for your wonderful contribution to the Women, Management and Work Conference. This year the conference had a high energy buzz, the feedback was particularly glowing with many participants saying they were going back to work inspired and energised.

Women, Management and Work Conference

Mia Freedman spoke at our Annual Property Management Conference and was a huge success to the female dominated audience who left the day feeling very inspired after her talk. The 130 attendees rated her presentation 9.2 out of 10.

Hocking Stuart Corporate

You're a rare gem, Mia Freedman. You're not scared to share the bad with the good and you do so in such a way that compels others to want to be better, and not be so tough on themselves. Thanks for sharing your story and your experiences with the Business Chicks community last week - the feedback's still coming in thick and fast and we'd have you back in a flash. Thanks again.

Business Chicks

I just wanted to say a huge thank you for such a wonderful and engaging presentation for our i connect conference. Your keynote address hit the mark perfectly. Your information was topical, your examples were amusing and relevant to our families and the strategies you wove through the presentation were practical and manageable. Just perfect! All our parents were delighted and engaged and I think you set the tone for the whole day. We've had fantastic feedback from our participants and the rest of the conference including the 24 workshops, dinner event and Sunday activities were all fantastic. It was a truly happy, relaxed and wonderful event.Thank you for starting us off so well!

Pop Culture, Technology and Your Kids i connect conference

Mia was an engaging, thought provoking and entertaining speaker, and shared insights on a range of issues relevant to gender equality. Mia tailored her speech particularly well for the audience, which consisted of guests from a diverse range of sectors and age groups. Her address generated very positive feedback from the audience, particularly among younger women. Mia was also a pleasure to work with, and I would have no hesitation in recommending her for future speaking engagements.

Office for Women's Policy, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

A very engaging speaker, Mia tailored her presentation to our key audience and was very well received.

Business Events Sydney
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