Women Speakers

Today women evolve as powerful figures in their own right, with a natural ability to inspire, take risks and display strong leadership qualities. Truly great women speakers can captivate and entertain audiences by presenting information in an interesting and intelligent way.

A recent Bloomberg statement has revealed that companies who have women directors are more successful. Our talent understands a successful event speaker is inspirational both for the audience and for the client hiring them.

Our exclusive range of female speakers are not only experts in their field, they know the brief, understand their audience and deliver a compelling case for their area of expertise.

For assistance on selecting the right speaker for your event, call our expert speakers bureau staff on 1300 884 485 now.

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It's been well over a decade since Libby Trickett (previously Lenton) became a household Australian name, not just for her epic achievements in swimming but also for her infectious smile and effervescent personality. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Libby first started making waves in the swimming world in 2003, when she won her first national title in a 50-metre freestyle event. She then went on to make a promising international debut by winning the 100-metre freestyle race against the USA, in the Indianapolis competition “Duel in the Pool”. Not stopping there, Libby also competed at the FINA world championships in Barcelona where she collected further medals.
  • Medal of the Order of Australia
  • Summer Olympics
  • Commonwealth Games
  • Australian Institute of Sport
  • Channel 10

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event host and MC

Lisa Backhouse is one of Queenslands most experienced and respected news presenters with a television career spanning nearly twenty years. Lisa is also an experienced Master of Ceremonies, host and facilitator. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. With a variety of events to her credit, including the prestigious gala award dinner for the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and the Major Events Conference for the Department of State Development. Lisa is in high demand as a public speaker, following an inspirational battle with breast cancer.

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Lorna Jane is testament to the fact that following your dreams can lead to great things. Co-founder and creative director of her namesake brand, Lorna Jane never set out to establish a multi-million dollar fitness inspired clothing label with stores throughout Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. The humble beginnings of the Lorna Jane brand date back to 1989, when Lorna Jane Clarkson herself started the business in a small studio on the top floor of a fitness centre. Her business inspiration, to make activewear that made women look and feel great.

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Sarina Russo is an international business icon. A successful business leader with a group of companies specialising in educational, training and professional development, Sarina's story is truly inspirational. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Sarina left school gates feeling inadequate and totally disillusioned. She became a typist and was fired from job after job because she had an ‘attitude’ problem, but inside her a spirit was burning. Somehow she was going to make it, somehow she was going to ‘be someone’. She would do it or die.

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award winner    author

Hayley Lewis is remembered as the 15-year-old girl next door who swept to fame in 1990 by winning five gold medals at the Auckland Commonwealth Games. This amazing feat placed Hayley into the hearts and minds of Australians everywhere. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. A year later, Hayley went on to greater fame by winning the 200m freestyle World Championship in front of an ecstatic Perth crowd. In 1992, at Barcelona Olympic Games Hayley brought home two medals – one silver and one bronze.
  • Medal of the Order of Australia
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame (1997)
  • Australian Sports Medal (2000)
  • Commonwealth Games
  • The Biggest Loser Australia (TV Program)
  • Summer Olympics
  • World Aquatics Championships
  • Live4

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award winner    author event host and MC

Lisa Curry is best known for her long and successful swimming career. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. She has competed in three Olympic Games (Moscow in 1980, Los Angeles in 1984 and Barcelona in 1992); two World Championships (Berlin in 1978 and Ecuador in 1982); and three Commonwealth Games (Edmonton in 1978, Brisbane in 1982 and Auckland in 1990). Her competitive swimming career spans an awe-inspiring 23 years during which she collected 24 gold medals, 21 silver medals and 8 bronze medals at international competitions.
  • Member of the Order of the British Empire 1982
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame 1985
  • Medal of the Order of Australia 1994
  • Australian Sports Medal 2000
  • Centenary Medal 2001
  • Officer of the Order of Australia 2008
  • National Australia Day Council

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event host and MC

An award-winning television presenter and meteorologist, Magdalena is one of Australia's most versatile talents with almost ten years experience presenting live television including co-hosting Network Ten's The Project, covering two Olympic Games, co-hosting the Australian Grand Prix coverage, reading news and weather on both breakfast and prime-time bulletins, and reporting nationwide on some of the biggest natural disasters in Australian history. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. After completing a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication at the University of Sydney as a scholarship holder, Magdalena’s media and meteorological qualifications were extended through her Diploma in Atmospheric Science at Macquarie University, being awarded both the 2009 Biophysical Environments Prize and the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society Prize for her academic achievements.
  • Network Ten
  • The Weather Channel
  • The Project

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Amanda Stevens presents high-energy, customised keynotes and workshops on ‘why people buy’. Widely regarded as one of the most popular female speakers in Australia, her ability to craft powerful messages, infused with humour and insight makes her presentations memorable and actionable. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. A master storyteller, Amanda captivates her audiences with a distinctive combination of current insights, social commentary and dynamic examples, delivered with a sharp wit and take-away value. If you’re looking for a speaker on sales, marketing, gender psychology, customer service or the future of consumers, Amanda can tailor something specifically for your audience with a powerful message that will last well beyond the presentation.

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   author event host and MC

One of the most popular and recognised faces on the Australian media landscape; Chloe Maxwell appears to have done it all. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. This year Chloe co-hosted Channel 7’s new health and wellbeing show Live Well. The show gave viewers everything they need to know about staying active, preventing illness and how to take control of their health, reach their lifestyle goals and to ultimately live life to the fullest. Chloe also fronted campaigns for Aerogard and Trade Secret.
  • Aerogard
  • Live Well (TV Program)
  • Network Seven
  • TradeSecret
  • Just Jeans
  • The X-Factor Australia (TV Program)Footballer's Wives (Radio Program)
  • Austrereo
  • The Matty Johns Show

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award winner    author

Dawn Fraser is Australia’s greatest Olympian. In November 1999, Dawn was awarded “World Athlete of the Century” at the World Sport Awards in Vienna. In the same year was also awarded “Athlete of the Century” by the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. She was voted the person who best symbolises Australia and in 1998 was included as one of Australia’s National Living Treasures. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Dawn Fraser’s sporting accomplishments are unlikely to be repeated – in swimming or any other sport. She is an international phenomenon: a multi-Olympic and Commonwealth Games Gold Medal winner whose success stretched over fifteen magnificent years. During her career she broke and held 41 World records and was undefeated over 100 metres freestyle.
  • Officer of the Order of Australia (1998)
  • Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
  • Australian of the Year in (1964)
  • International Swimming Hall of Fame (1965)
  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame Australian Female Athlete of the Century (1985)