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.
Carman’s founder Carolyn Creswell is an inspirational leader whose success proves that you can run a multinational business, love what you do and have a genuine work-life balance. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. As an 18 year old university student, Carolyn Creswell founded Carman’s in 1992. She bought the tiny business for $1,000.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Anne-Maree McInerney (formerly Huxley) is a modern-day alchemist drawing on a diverse background in business, marketing & PR, media, international events, sustainability and the NFP sector to inspire a new generation of leaders and change agents. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Anne-Maree inspires change and gives hope, seeding innovation and systems change – transforming our world by addressing some of the greatest economic, environmental and social challenges of our time.
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.
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.