Reference Group

Dr Jill Bamforth

Dr Jill Bamforth is Academic Director of Work Integrated Learning in the Faculty of Business and Law at Swinburne University.

Jill is engaged in research on empowering financially vulnerable women to build pathways through education to employment.

Rosemary Grieve

For more than 25 years, Rosemary Grieve has been working as a consultant with the boards of major corporations and statutory bodies and with senior executives in complex global organisations.

The focus of her business in Australia has been board and executive team reviews and the development and coaching of senior executives and non-executive directors. Rosemary is also active in the not-for-profit sector consulting with boards and mentoring CEOs.

Dina Goebel

Leader of strategic change, Dina connects best practices in business innovation, growth strategy and customer-led insights to create successful business futures.

Working with start-ups through to mature organisations, Dina thinks to the future while leadership teams take ownership of the ‘day-to-day’, together they convert market opportunities into sustainable and profitable growth.

Stephanie Woollard OAM

Women have been employed by the enterprises Stephanie has created including a manufacturing business which exports fair trade products made by the women internationally and a cooking school and guesthouse which target the tourist market in Nepal.

Dedicating her life to make a difference in the lives of some of the most marginalised people on the planet, Stephanie inspires many by sharing her story and practical steps everyone can take to be part of positive change in our world. Her story is a stunning example of how one person can make a difference with passion and persistence and by tapping into the power within to propel us forward.

Supported by WomenCAN Australasia Ltd (ABN: 63 636 406 972) trading as The Placement Circle.

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the country and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. 

We pay our respects to them, their cultures and their elders, past, present and to their emerging leaders.