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.
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.
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.
Looking for a speaker who truly understands your conference needs? Long before her standing ovations, Catherine was responsible for IBM incentive events and leadership programs; and later vowed to not only deliver an entertaining, educational and motivational message from stage - but to be easy to work with offstage. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. DeVrye… Develops ideas – Delights audiences – Delivers results.
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.
In today's weight-conscious society where childhood obesity, meal replacements and lap band surgery dominate the social conversation, the uncluttered message delivered by Michelle Bridges comes as a welcome relief. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Best known as the straight talking trainer of Channel Ten’s ratings heavyweight ‘The Biggest Loser’, Michelle joins the team for their 8th season (aired 2013) and has just finished filming TBL9. Michelle mixes her tough love message with a heartwarming compassion and understanding that has won the hearts and minds of Australian’s of all ages, weights and genders.
Amanda Keller's television career began as a producer's assistant on Simon Townsend's Wonder World. Within a week she was the program's head researcher and she hasn't looked back. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. In 1985 Amanda became a regular on-air reporter on Ray Martin’s Midday Show but it was Beyond 2000 that made her a household name. During her six years on the program she reported from all over the world and has received a number of journalism awards, including a United Nations Media Peace Award (1989) and the Michael Daley Award for Science Journalism (1989).
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.
"Australia's Most Travelled Woman", that's the title earned by Catriona Rowntree after nearly 15 years at the helm of Australia's favourite travel show Getaway on Channel Nine. Her television career began after completing a Diploma of Journalism at Macleay College in 1990, followed by stints researching at BRW and various Sydney newsrooms. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. In 1993 Rowntree filmed a story for WonderWorld! and has been employed on-air ever since. That soon led to hosting What’s Up Doc, filmed live on weekends from Melbourne and a paid gig on Triple J radio, hosing the national Weekend Request Show ensued. So began a period of working 7 days a week in 3 states and loving every single second of it.
Warm, kind and classy, Chyka is a successful businesswoman, a styling powerhouse and online editor of her own lifestyle magazine. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. No stranger to TV, Chyka previously spent four years as the homemaking and styling expert on Good Morning Australia (Network Ten) and three series on The Real Housewives of Melbourne (Foxtel).
Dr. Lisa Chimes gets to combine her love of animals and her passion for television with her role as one of the vets on Channel Ten prime time program "Bondi Vet". After graduating from Sydney University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with first class honours, Lisa completed her internship in veterinary emergency and critical care in Melbourne. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. It was during these years that Lisa discovered her passion for providing specialist and compassionate care for dogs and cats (all breeds and sizes!) In 2008, Lisa moved back to her home suburb of Bondi to work at SASH – the small animal specialist hospital – situated in North Ryde, Sydney.