We’re looking forward to helping the leaders below create personalised pathways to fit in with their work life blend. The Femeconomy Connection Program is funded by Women NSW as part of their Investing in Women Initiative.
Over the coming months we will be profiling the leadership journey and business of each female leader selected for The Femeconomy Connection Program. Until then, enjoy their business snapshot below!
20 FEMALE BUSINESS LEADERS FROM REGIONAL & RURAL NORTHERN NSW
ABBY AITCHISON, OWNER & PRINCIPAL PHYSIOTHERAPIST, AA Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic, MURWILLUMBAH
AA Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic count speedy, expert diagnosis, clear direction for your recovery, and collaboration with other health professionals as the keys to getting you back to the activities you love, sooner.
ALEXANDRA LINDSAY, CO-OWNER, FEATHER AND STONE, KYOGLE
Beauty, Body and Blooms. Feather and Stone is an exciting collaboration of health and beauty experts working together in a relaxed industrial/country setting.
AMANDA EDMONDS, PRINCIPAL & LICENCED CONVEYANCER, EDMONDS CONVEYANCING, BALLINA & LISMORE
Edmonds Conveyancing has been taking care of the legal aspects of buying and selling property for NSW far north coast residents since 2004, and are licensed property law experts. Experienced. Professional. Approachable.
AMANDA PATTERSON, PRINCIPAL & LICENSEE, Local Realty Sales & Rentals, TWEED HEADS
Local Realty is a boutique Real Estate offering Sales and Rentals, and are also well renowned in our local community for sponsorship and support of local not for profit organisations.
CLAIRE QUINCE, CO-OWNER, CBQ Consulting, BALLINA
Helping business owners and leaders succeed through effective planning, strategy and innovation. CBQ Consulting offer business advice, coaching, project management, training and facilitation.
DAINA HOGAN, PRINCIPAL, Fun Time Performers, BANORA POINT
Fun Time Performers offers a fun, relaxed, safe environment for primary school aged children to learn drama, singing, and dance. Our focus is on improving self-esteem and confidence through the performing arts.
EMILY KEYS, OWNER, EMILY K CREATIVE, KYOGLE
Emily K Creative craft beautiful images to fit your brand. Everything from deep etched product photography to flat lays and lifestyle shots. We’ll work with you to build a bank of visual content that will save you hours in content creation.
EMMA HEUSTON, FOUNDER & PRINCIPAL LAWYER, THE REMOTE EXPERT, BALLINA
The Remote Expert is a virtual law firm based in Ballina, New South Wales, helping women who own online businesses sort their legals in a language they understand.
GEORGINA GREENAWAY, CO-FOUNDER, MINDFUL FOODS, BANGALOW & BYRON BAY
Mindful Foods offer activated granolas, nuts, salad toppers, pantry items and Star Dust nutritional powders. Made with love in Byron Bay. Organic, gluten free and vegan. Available online, and at stockists Australia wide.
JORDANA EDWARDS, FOUNDER, CLEAN TEA, BYRON BAY
Clean Tea‘s products that are 100% organic, sustainably sourced, vegan, gluten free and hand blended and packaged in Byron Bay. We are proud to produce over 40 blends that suit every tea drinker. Shipping nationally and internationally.
JUDY PARKIN, FOUNDER, INTERIOR BLANK, MURWILLUMBAH
Interior Blank is a boutique interior design studio specialising in kitchen and bathrooms. Covering areas from Brisbane to Byron Bay, Gold Coast, Northern Rivers and Surrounds.
KATIE GRAHAM, OWNER, KATIE GRAHAM, BYRON BAY
Katie Graham is an experienced brand growth consultant working to take small business owners and brands with integrity from confusion to clarity.
KAY LLOYD, OWNER, THINK PURPLE ART STUDIOS, TWEED HEADS
Building Resilience through the process of Art. Think Purple Art Studios offers art classes for all ages. Kids Art Classes/Clubs and School Holiday Workshops. Adult classes and weekend workshops. Birthday Parties for young and young at heart.
LAUREN BUDD, OWNER, MISFITS TRAINING CLUB, MURWILLUMBAH
Misfits Training Club is a women’s only gym that offers a comfortable way for females to train without the feelings of intimidation and the insecurities often felt in gym-like environments. We offer classes for all ages and fitness levels.
LEANNE PLOWMAN, OWNER, TRE TRESORI NATURAL THERAPY, WOOLI & SOUTH GRAFTON
Tre Tesori Natural Therapy Beauty Treats are based upon restoring balance and harmony for the mind, body and soul. We customize our treatments to ensure results for our clients, from initial consultation, skin analysis to recommended regimen.
SARAH BIERSTEKER, CO-FOUNDER, SPARK PLUGS INNOVATION CLUB, MURWILLUMBAH
Spark Plugs is a club for children aged 7 – 12 years, who want to explore the power of their own creativity through STEM, arts, entrepreneurial and design activities.
SHANNON THOMPSON, FOUNDER, WAVE YOGA + LIVING, KINGSCLIFF, CABARITA & CASUARINA
Wave Yoga + Living is more than just a health and wellbeing studio, it is a holistic approach to life. We are creating a community movement for all to ride the wave of wellness.
TAMIKA MCINDOE, FOUNDER, ENHANCE NUTION & YOGA, BANGALOW
Enhance Nutrition and Yoga, assists individuals to enhance their wellness and live a wholesome life.
TAMRA MCMAHON, FOUNDER SALTED CURE, BYRON BAY
Salted Cure offer organically infused artisan salt and olive oil. All products are 100% natural, Australian made and organic. Free from preservatives, artificial additives, gluten and colourings.
VENU CAMERON, FOUNDER, VENUZI, NIMBIN
Venuzi Pit Paste, Made in Nimbin Australia are all natural, organic and vegan deodorant pastes. A company committed to protecting the environment and driving social change one jar of deodorant at a time.
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