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Economic Security4Women Connection Program Leaders, very remote WA

Femeconomy is looking forward to helping the leaders below create personalised pathways to fit in with their work life blend. This exciting program is offered through Femeconomy Partner economic Security4Women (eS4W), and funded by the Australian Government’s Building Better Regions Fund.

Over the coming months we will be profiling the leadership journey and business of each female leader selected. Until then, enjoy their business snapshot below!

10 Female Business Leaders from Very Remote Western Australia

Dr. Emma Barrett, Owner Coral Coast Veterinary Hospital, Carnarvon

Your truly local vet, Dr Emma Barrett was born and raised in Carnarvon. Dr Emma is committed to providing the highest quality veterinary care and services to your animal companions.

Tamara Bin Amat, Owner Impact Digi, Karratha

An award-winning marketing agency based in regional Western Australia, servicing the whole nation. Our experienced team can help you with all creative services. We have been building and strengthening new and existing brands since 2013.

Clare Cane, Co-Owner Red Rust Contracting, Kununurra

Locally owned and operated business based in Kununurra, Western Australia. Our team encompasses a broad range of specialists’ skills from the construction and agricultural industries. We are happy to travel for work particularly where construction workers are hard to find, delivering high value service across the Kimberley.

Bianca Crake, Owner Jaru Girl Designs, Wyndham

As DJaru woman born in the outback town of Halls Creek in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, I’ve had creativity and red dust flowing through my veins from a young age. All my designs and artworks are unique, featuring my country where I grew up and where I belong. Each painting shows different areas and features of this land I call home.

Nur-Irdah Halik, Owner (f)empowered communications, Port Hedland

A female-led social media consultancy focused on empowering and inspiring other female-led small businesses to take their socials to the next level.

Melissa Hatwell, Co-Owner PPP Events, Port Hedland

Party planning and equipment hire. Our aim is for you to be able to sit back and enjoy the party, and to let us do all the planning, sourcing, hiring and servicing. PPP Events is a family-owned business, and we’re proud Port Hedland locals.

Leah Hirst, Company Director JMH Group, Narngulu

Industry leading experts and a ‘one stop shop’ for all mobile plant and equipment maintenance, repairs and support. JMH Group have a large team of qualified and experienced tradespeople working in our workshops, based in Geraldton and Perenjori, plus in various field placements throughout Western Australia.

Jessica Rennie, Owner Mumma’s Magic, Port Hedland

Pilbara based business offering a range of pregnancy, birth and postpartum products to the region, online and in-person.

Jane Tittums, Director Naanda, Karratha

Naanda Australia is a 50% Aboriginal-owned company that specialises in facility management, maintenance, construction and mechanical services. Committed to putting ‘safety first,’ the company provides high quality work, and opportunities for sustainable employment for local and Indigenous people.

Patricia Torres, Owner Mayi Harvests, Kimberley

A sustainable and ethical Indigenous Australian Business naturally working with nature to deliver the Kimberley’s finest Wild Harvested Plants, Fruits, Seeds and Nuts Australia wide. We follow the traditional methods of wild harvesting throughout the six seasons found in the Kimberley of Western Australia. Our methods ensure a sustainable future for our community and our business.

economic Security4Women (eS4W)

eS4W is an alliance of women’s organisations united in the belief that economic wellbeing and financial security are essential for women and will enable women of all ages to have an equal place in society.


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Posted by Jade Collins - Femeconomy Director

Jade Collins has 20 years’ global experience in corporate executive Human Resources and management consulting roles in the Mining, Energy and Aerospace industries, leading large scale, complex multi-million-dollar change management programs. Jade finds the combination of her HR, Psychology and MBA qualifications and her leadership experience is invaluable for increasing gender equality in leadership across industries. Jade was a member of the Queensland Government's Strategic Advisory Group for the Toward Gender Parity: Women on Boards Initiative and the 2019 CQU Alumni of the Year for Social Impact for her work with Femeconomy.