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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award winner event host and MC

Jenny Brockie is one of Australia's most experienced and respected journalists and broadcasters. She is also one of the country’s most gifted facilitators. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Jenny currently hosts Insight on SBS TV, where she facilitates a lively discussion each week involving more than 50 people. With decades of interviewing and broadcasting experience, Brockie combines a warm, inclusive style with a razor sharp intelligence to deliver intelligent debates on the most difficult of subjects.
  • United Nations Association of Australia Media Peace Award 2008
  • AFI Award 1992: Best Television Documentary
  • SBS TV
  • Insight (TV Program)
  • ABC TV
  • Four Corners (TV Program)
  • Cop It Sweet (Film)
  • 702 ABC Sydney (Radio)
  • Speaking Personality (TV Program)

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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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event host and MC

Julia Zemiro is indisputably recognised for her long-standing role as host of the iconic music quiz show Rockwiz, which is now into its 13th season on SBS. She has written guest articles for a multitude of magazine and press publications, and is in constant demand for her work as an MC and corporate host. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Since graduating from the Victorian College of the Art in 1993, Julia has forged an impressive career in television, theatre and film, extending across a range of genres including hosting, improvisation, comedy and drama.
  • Eurovision Song Contest
  • RocKwiz (TV Program)
  • Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery (TV Series)
  • What a Year (TV Program)
  • The Wedge (TV Series)
  • Thank God You're Here (TV Program)
  • SBS TV
  • Network Ten

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award winner    has video    author

Matina Jewell spent 15 years serving in the Australian Army, completing five overseas tours including two missions in the Middle East. Her outstanding contribution to the military resulted in a coveted position on a UN peace-keeping mission where she found herself, unarmed, leading a diverse team through the Lebanon and Israel War. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. The best-selling author of ‘Caught in the Crossfire’ Matina has also been the subject of ABC’s ‘An Australian Story’ and since her retirement has served on the ANZAC Centenary Commission and the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council where she has given a voice to the rights of Veterans throughout the country.
  • Australian Active Service Medal – with two clasps: Middle East and International CoalitionAgainst Terrorism (ICAT)
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Australian Service Medal with 3 clasps: Solomon Islands I - Solomon Islands II - Middle East
  • Australian Defence Long Service Medal
  • Australian Defence Service Medal
  • United Nations Medal – UNTSO with numeral 2
  • Republic of Lebanon War Medal – Awarded for acts of bravery in war
  • Republic of Lebanon Wounded in Combat Medal – Awarded to military personnel woundedin war
  • Australian Army
  • United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)
  • Australian Peacekeepers and Peacemakers Veterans' Association
  • ANZAC Centenary Commission

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award winner    author

Considered one of Australia's tech success stories, Naomi Simson founded RedBalloon in 2001. From just an idea and persistence redballoon.com.au has now sold more than two and a half million experiences. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Naomi has many labels: entrepreneur, speaker, director, chair, mother, author, blogger, innovator and now TV personality with her appearance on Channel 10’s Shark Tank Australia. Before founding RedBalloon with business partner Pete, Naomi worked with big brands including IBM, Apple, KPMG and Ansett Airlines – all of which influenced who she is today and her views on workplaces.
  • 2008 National Telstra Business Women's Award for Innovation
  • 2011 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Industry)
  • Shark Tank Australia (TV Program)
  • Network Ten
  • redballoon.com.au

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award winner event host and MC

For more than three decades, Lisa Wilkinson has blazed a trail through the Australian media landscape, first in publishing, then on to radio and television. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Lisa’s relaxed and informative presentation style has won her a legion of fans and together with Karl Stefanovic, they have taken the show to new ratings heights since they joined up for the Today Show in May 2007.
  • Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
  • The Today Show (TV Program)
  • Nine Network
  • Weekend Sunrise (TV Program)

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Technology Futurist Shara Evans is a globally acknowledged Keynote Speaker and widely regarded as one of the world’s Top Female Futurists. Highly sought after and in demand by conference producers and media, Shara provides the latest insights and thought provoking ideas on a broad spectrum of issues. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Regardless of your industry, Shara’s keynote speeches bring together the latest technology innovations and cutting-edge research projects, tying them into strategic insights specifically for your business.

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   author event host and MC

Juanita Phillips is one of Australia's most experienced television news anchors. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. For five years, from 1997 to 2002, she was a news anchor for the world’s two largest news organisations – the BBC and CNN – in London.
  • ABC
  • ABC News (TV Program)
  • ABC News 24 (TV Program)
  • CNN

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A rare female leader in the world of Mad Men, Kieran Flanagan teaches companies and leaders how to harness the commercial power of human nature. CEO’s, brands, employees, salespeople – we all wish we could unlock the secret to driving others to buy, engage and lead, but what if our core human nature is the key? Responsible for some of the biggest product launches in history, nobody understands what makes people 'buy' or 'buy in' better than Kieran Flanagan. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. A true Creative Leader in a world of Mad Men, Kieran was also one of the youngest Creative Directors to lead an award-winning advertising agency. And now, after years of consulting with the world’s leading businesses on how to engage consumers – Kieran is captivating audiences with her revolutionary message.

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event host and MC

Charles Sturt University graduate and accomplished journalist, Deborah Knight began her career in media at the 2WG radio station in Wagga Wagga and has more than 15 years of experience in the industry. Radio was Deborah’s first love, and after several years spent fine-tuning her skills, and keen for a new challenge, she took up an offer from Mix 106.5 in Sydney. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. From there Deborah accepted an excellent opportunity to join state broadcaster the ABC, where she further secured a
reputation as a serious and noteworthy journalist within the industry. Her ability to swiftly grasp new subject matter was quickly noticed and the national broadcaster utilised her talents across a variety of roles from rural reporting to Triple J, followed by the prestigious AM and breakfast program on Radio National. From radio to television Deborah’s first role as a presenter/reporter was with the much-loved ABC TV show Landline.
  • Nine Network
  • Weekend Today (TV Program)
  • Nine News
  • A Current Affair (TV Program)
  • The Today Show (TV Program)