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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Shara Evans is internationally acknowledged as a cutting edge technology futurist, keynote speaker, commentator, strategy advisor and thought leader, as well as the Founder and CEO of Market Clarity, an award-winning technology analyst firm that provides insight, intelligence and advice on all aspects of the telecom and emerging technologies markets. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. She’s also the Founder of Telsyte (subsequently sold to UXC), and has been providing innovative research and strategic consulting on telecoms and technology for the past 18 years. Shara is one of the industry’s leading commentators on telecommunications and technology issues, and is regularly sought by print, online, radio and television media, conference producers and clients to provide insight on a broad spectrum of issues.

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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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award winner    author

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