Join us for breakfast and a panel discussion with four amazing female entrepreneurs. Our speakers who include our Outstanding Alumnus Award winners from 2017, Kim McCosker and Penelope Twemlow, will inspire you with their stories of success, hard work, determination, fight for equality and girl power.
Penelope Twemlow |Chair Women in Power
Penelope is a strategic and operational management, project and risk management, governance and compliance expert. After 10.5 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy, Penelope provided services for national and international clients as a consultant before being named Chief Executive Officer of Energy Skills Queensland in 2015. Penelope is now the Senior Project and Change Manager for Glencore. She has been recognised as an innovator with unsurpassed drive and passion. She continues to receive accolades for her vision and entrepreneurship.
Kim McCosker | Founder 4 Ingredients
Entrepreneur Kim is an international bestselling author, TV presenter and award winning business woman. Kim was a busy Caloundra mum when she created the 4 Ingredients cook book. The success of this no-fuss approach to cooking sent Kim's career soaring. The initial book has now sold more than nine million copies, securing her a 7-book deal with a billion dollar publisher in the USA. Today one in every seven homes has a copy of a 4 Ingredients cookbook; making it Australia's most successful self-published cookbook series EVER!
Jade Collins and Alnna Bastin-Byrne | Co-founders and Directors of Femeconomy. Femeconomy is a website that helps people choose female-led brands to create gender equality
Jade has over 19 years' global experience in corporate executive Human Resources and management consulting roles in the mining, energy and aerospace industries. Jade is a member of the Queensland Government's Strategic Advisory Group for the Toward Gender Parity: Women on Boards Initiative.
Alanna is a Griffith University graduate with over 17 years' experience in marketing, communications and community development leadership in the UK and Australia. In 2018 Alanna was announced as one of 80 Women2Watch in Business Disruption in US, Canada, Australia and Europe.