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.
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.
Two-time Walkley Award winner Virginia Trioli is one of Australia's best-known journalists, with a formidable reputation as a television anchor, radio presenter, writer and commentator. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. She is much sought-after as a speaker and MC, and combines a rigorous interviewing style with an often wicked sense of humour.
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.
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.
Natasha Pincus BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons) is a leading Australian creative. An internationally renowned storyteller, Natasha's work has been embraced by millions. Her music video for Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know has been viewed by over half a billion people around the world. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. A multi award-winning film director and writer, Natasha is also a qualified and experienced lawyer and scientist.
Justine Schofield is the poster girl for today’s busy, motivated career woman. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Between filming her daily food show, ‘Everyday Gourmet’ on Network Ten and cooking and travel series; Justine’s Flavours of Fiji, Outback Gourmet, New Caledonia and Macau, she doesn’t have much free time. Yet somehow, Justine manages to appear at food events all over Australia and work with various charities. A fan favourite of ‘MasterChef’ series one, years on Justine has well and truly established herself as a familiar and well-respected face of the Australian food and media industry.
Bilingual Justine inherited a passion for French cuisine from her mother and a ‘roll up your sleeves and get stuck in attitude’ from her Aussie father. An accomplished cook in her own right, Justine’s mother taught her about the pleasures of food and ‘joie de vivre’ from a young age. After completing a diploma in hotel management and deciding it wasn’t for her, Justine set out to explore her two passions: travel and food.
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.
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.
Indira Naidoo is one of Australia’s most popular broadcasters and authors Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. During her 30-year award-winning journalistic career, Ms Naidoo has hosted and reported for some of the country’s most distinguished news and current affair programs – including ABC’s Late Edition nightly news and as an anchor and reporter for SBS TV’s the World News Tonight.
In recent years Indira’s journalistic interest has shifted to the role global environmental issues play in conflict, poverty, food security and homelessness.
Megan Waters is a dynamic individual with a natural talent for bringing warmth, relatability, and positive energy to any environment. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Her diverse range of skills includes media presenting, fitness instruction, hosting, indigenous culture ambassadorship, and brand representation.