#SheInspires Mocco Wollert

by I was lucky enough to meet Mocco Wollert at the recent Writers Group Convention.The elegant Mocco was keen to share her story with our She Society readers. Mocco came to Australia in the 1950’s with no English and no money, but […]

#SheInspires Leila Stead

by #SheSociety had the chance to ask Leila Stead from the blog Ever The Daring a few questions about her life as a single mum and what her biggest life lesson has been so far. So Leila, tell us a little bit […]

#SheInspires Catherine Keenan

by Catherine Keenan has always had a love for reading and writing, with it shaping her view of the world. With a doctorate in english literature from Oxford University she’s used her knowledge to help students improve their writing skills by creating […]

#SheInspires Keelen Mailman

by I don’t think you’ll find a woman with the same strength and determination as Keelen Mailman. As the first indigenous woman to manage a cattle station in Australia, Keelen has had her share of highs and lows. SheSociety had the honour […]

#SheInspires Meredith East-Powell

by 176 million women worldwide suffer with endometriosis, a debilitating condition that affects all aspects of a woman’s life. With no known cure, more awareness needs to be made, the Australian Government took a step last year creating a national action plan […]

#SheInspires Sonia Deakin

by There are givers and takers in this world and Sonia Deakin, wife, mother of three and super communicator, whose daily aim in life is to “strive to be kind and be as considerate as possible”, is a definite giver. All of […]

#SheInspires Maryann Talia Pau

by Meet Maryann Talia Pau. She is Samoan.  From a richly happy and proud race, as sure of herself as the tattoos fiercely displayed on her arms, and of which I was secretly envious of. I wish I belonged to such a […]

#SheInspires Pip Russell

by Ask anyone about Brisbane’s Pip Russell and they are happy to talk about an extraordinary young lady with the biggest of hearts. But as you would guess, there is a lot more to the creator of Juiced TV, a unique television […]

Katrina Ryan #SheInspires

by Katrina Ryan is the chef and co-owner of The Golden Pig Cooking School in Newstead. She shares her favourite recipes and Christmas tips for a successful holiday season. Her favourite Christmas meal is not one that you would certainly expect. Katrina […]

Marla Jackson #SheInspires

by A favourite look at the recent Melbourne Cup was the red ensemble worn by Channel 7 presenter- Francesca Cumani. Imagine my surprise when I learned that this stylish outfit was designed by Brisbane’s own Marla Jackson. Marla is a local designer […]

Natasha Stewart #SheInspires

by Mother-of-two Natasha Stewart was always destined to have her own successful online business, registering her first ABN in 2006 with high hopes and big dreams of quickly becoming a millionaire at the ripe old age of 23. It wasn’t to be, […]

Nikole Horan #SheInspires

by For Brisbane mum of three boys, Nikole Horan, her brush with mental illness was a life-changer. Broken and bewildered, Nikole admitted herself into Brisbane’s Belmont Private Hospital two years ago. Her main respite from the crushing reality of her situation was […]

Kristie Pain #SheInspires

by Like many four year old girls around the world, little Audie Pain from the Gold Coast is going to marry Prince George, currently the third in line to the British throne. She knows this because like many doting great grandmothers around […]

Lyndall McCormack #SheInspires

by Lyndall McCormack, farmer, wife, mother, community leader and a lover of  music makes no bones about it. She is proud of her country Queensland roots in the Darling Downs and how the people living there don’t flinch at challenges. An insight […]

Deanna Lane #SheInspires

by Could you please tell us a little about yourself – who you are and what you do professionally? My name is Deanna Lane and I head up a firm called Fastlane Consulting Group our purpose is to energise your business, empower your staff […]

Brie Stevensen #SheInspires

by What is your background? I’m a make-up artist and hairstylist by trade, I started in theatre and eventually moved into photographic work. I always joke that I could have been born with a make-up brush in my hand! Being on set is […]

Estee Lee #SheInspires

by It is more than 30 years since Estee Lee was robbed, as a child, of her ability to walk in a horrific car crash that also killed her Dad – Richard, and injured her brother. She was five. Her neck was broken in three […]

Kylie Lowe #SheInspires

by Kylie Lowe is one of those people who thrives on giving. The ever-smiling mother of two daughters is the inspiration and driving force behind the innovative social enterprise Joining Hands which is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of homeless […]

Dolly Bhargava #SheInspires

by Tell us a little bit about yourself – who you are and what you do I am a speech pathologist with a Masters in Special Education. I have over seventeen years personal and practical experience working with children and adolescents with Emotional […]

Carly Griffin #SheInspires

by SheBrisbane had a chat with sleep deprived mother of two beautiful children and co founder of a national gastronomic event Bite Sip Stroll which is returning to Brisbane on Saturday June 3rd. Tell us a little bit about yourself – who […]

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