Justine Nancarrow

Bio

Justine grew up in a seaside town on the southern coast of Australia. She has always been a frequent globetrotter, enjoying new cultures and the adventures of travel, and has recently moved from Melbourne to set up life in New York City, again.

Why We Need To Join Together In The Fight Against Violence Toward Women

By Justine Nancarrow
When news broke this week about the possible discovery of Hannah Graham’s remains close to where she was last seen in Virginia, it brought back instant memories of Jill Meagher. Jill was an Irish woman living in the inner suburbs of Melbourne,…

These 3 Millennials Will Inspire You To Start Your Own Nonprofits To Combat Social Issues

By Justine Nancarrow
We all have dreams, many of which may seem unrealistic. Yes, it requires immense courage and determination to actually pursue certain dreams, but I aim to demonstrate that doing so is entirely possible. Below, I profiled three Millennials who acted…

‘The Opposite of Loneliness’ Is The Ultimate Summer Read For Gen-Y, By Gen-Y

By Justine Nancarrow
Sometimes you read a book that just stays with you. The words are so powerful and so real that once they enter your mind they stay for days, for weeks or perhaps even forever. "The Opposite of Loneliness" is one of those books. In my mind, Marina…

Lessons From 'The Bachelorette': Why Gen-Y Should Never Play It Safe

By Justine Nancarrow
Like every season of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" before, my sisters and have I tuned in with intense commitment to watch this season's bachelorette, Andi Dorfman, find her dream man. On Monday night, we sat there with popcorn and great…

Australian Magazine Deviates From The Norm And Shows Us What Beauty Really Looks Like

By Justine Nancarrow
In a society where media directed at women is saturated with images of idealized beauty and even the world’s top models are airbrushed on magazine pages. The most recent cover of Australia’s highest-selling women’s magazine featured what I believe…

20 Reasons Why Women Should Enjoy Being Single In Their 20s

By Justine Nancarrow
It’s easy to get wrapped up in what you feel (or what society tells you to feel) or perceive to be a normal path. You leave school, go to college, meet the man of your dreams, fall in love and get married at 25, right? Well, not always. Over time,…

Why Traveling Is A More Valuable Learning Experience Than Years Of Schooling

By Justine Nancarrow
During your school years, you absorb more, learn faster and are more influenced by your environment than you ever will be in any other concentrated period of life. Those precious years are the time to take in as much as you can. Yet, for 13 years,…