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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Carolyn Creswell, the founder of Carman's, is a perfect example that it is indeed possible to run a multinational business, and still have a healthy work-life balance. She is an inspirational leader who has achieved great success both in business, and in her home life. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Carolyn manages to raise four kids under eight and maintain a great relationship with her husband, while at the same time growing Carman’s to be the number one muesli brand on supermarket shelves throughout Australia.
  • Network Ten
  • Recipe to Riches (TV Program)
  • Carman's Fine Foods

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award winner event host and MC

The third daughter of a bubble-wrap addicted mother and a father who enjoys customising Econovans just for fun, Chrissie Swan first entered Australia's conscious in 2003 as Australia's first female runner-up in Network Ten's Big Brother. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Taking up an opportunity to become a breakfast radio announcer on the Sunshine Coast, Chrissie relocated herself and her coffee machine up to Maroochydore and set her recurring alarm for 4am. Her work as a breakfast radio announcer saw her be nominated for Best Newcomer On-Air at The Australian Commercial Radio Awards in 2004, and won Best On-Air Team in 2005.
  • 2011 Logie Awards: Most Popular New Female Talent
  • Network Ten
  • The Circle (TV Program)
  • Can of Worms (TV Program)
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (TV Program)
  • Big Brother Australia (TV Program)

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Gill Hicks is considered to be one of the most thought-provoking, powerful and life affirming female speakers in Australia and the UK. She is globally known as a survivor of the London terrorist Bombings on July 7th, 2005. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. There are few people who have endured such unimaginable trauma and are able to rejoice and celebrate just being alive. Equally there are few people who can speak about a tragic event in such an engaging and uplifting manner. Her appreciation and gratitude is infectious and offers a brilliant reminder of just how precious our lives are.
  • Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
  • UK's Australian Woman of the Year 2009
  • M.A.D for Peace

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Bree Laughlin is breaking the mould as Melbourne's fresh new face. The long-time racing fan with a flair for fashion is a woman of many talents. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Possessing an Accounting degree, Bree has also represented Australia in golf and has her Grade 8 in Classical Ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance, England.
  • Network 7
  • Melbourne Weekender
  • VECCI
  • Victorian Racing Club
  • Golf Australia
  • Country Racing Victoria

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Dr Leslie Cannold educates and trains on inspirational leadership, gender equity and respectful relationships, She is a regular on ABC TV’s Moral Compass and an occasional columnist at The Age. Leslie sits on a variety of boards and advisory committees and is the recipient of numerous awards and notices for her contributions to public life. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Dr Cannold has a BA from Wesleyan University in the USA, a Masters in Arts and Bioethics from Monash University and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Her books include What, No Baby? which made the Australian Financial Review’s top 101 books list. Her first novel, The Book of Rachael was published by Text Publishing in 2011 and reprinted in 2012.

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Janine Allis is not your everyday self-made businesswoman. She grew her juice and smoothie empire from her kitchen bench to an international success story (Boost Juice Bars are now in 13 countries with over 400 stores). Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. For most people, the formula for achieving success in life is to study hard, get good grades, get into a good business school or university and work your way up the ladder… Janine’s way was to work three jobs so she could fulfill her dream of travelling the world and letting life take her on a journey. This adventure took Janine around the world, from nannying in a little French village to working for rock gods and movie stars on a yacht in the South of France and the Caribbean.
  • Telstra Businesswoman of the Year
  • Network Ten
  • Shark Tank (TV Program)
  • Retail Zoo
  • Boost Juice

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Former Policewoman Julia Robson is a licensed Private Investigator and Director of Online Investigations. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. In 2016 Julia was cast in Network TEN’s brand new series Long Lost Family where she uses her private investigating skills and expertise to search for estranged family members and helps them to reconnect.
  • Long Lost Family (TV Program)
  • Network Ten

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Bianca was one of the youngest players ever to have debuted for the Australian Diamonds at the age of only 18. She made a name for herself on the court as one of the toughest defenders in the country and was soon recognised as one of the most respected leaders in women's sport. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Bianca is passionate about sharing all the valuable experiences and lessons she has learnt through being an elite athlete for the past 17 years, whether that be through netball coaching, speaking engagements, running leadership workshops, or media commitments.
  • Netball Victoria 'Legend of the Game'
  • Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist 2014
  • Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist 2006
  • World Championship Gold Medal 2007
  • Chemist Warehouse
  • Melbourne Renegades
  • Victoria University Sport
  • Ringwood Mazda

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event host and MC

Originally from Collie, a small town in Western Australia, Neroli set her sights on sports media from a young age. An avid sports and Fremantle Dockers fan, Neroli is now a Fox Sports News and Fox Footy Presenter in Melbourne. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. After a four-year stint with Channel 7 in Perth as a sports reporter and AFL producer/reporter on Today Tonight, Neroli joined Fox Sports News and Fox Footy, where she has earned industry respect with her quick wit and in-depth knowledge of the game. In addition to AFL, Neroli is a passionate cricket supporter and presenter, where she noted her coverage of the Cricket World Cup in 2015 as a career highlight.
  • Fox Sports Australia
  • Network Ten

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award winner event host and MC

Carrie Bickmore is the laughing man's newsreader, unafraid to laugh at herself or the weirdness that can often be headline news. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Carrie has been co-hosting Network Ten’s The Project for the past six years. During that time she has delivered live news ‘but not as you know it’ to homes across Australia. She has travelled the world for stories including the 10th anniversary of 9/11 in New York, interviewed celebrities such as Brad Pitt, Will Ferrell and Sarah Jessica Parker. As well as falling over live on air.
  • 2010 Logie Award - Most Popular New Female Talent
  • 2015 Gold Logie Award - Most Popular Personality on Australian Television
  • 2015 Logie Award - Most Popular Presenter (The Project)
  • The Project (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • SKYBUS TV
  • Nova 100 (Radio)
  • UNICEF