We chatted to Amber Greasley on her journey within the media industry, from being crowned Miss World Australia, to landing a gig at 7 News.
Mackayla Paul worked her butt off in high school to get the grades she needed to be accepted into her dream university course, but it was a small setback that ultimately led her to smashing even bigger goals.
Liz Kelsh always had a passion for make-up, spending her early years collecting empty lipstick containers and perfume bottles, which little did she know, would be the start of a very large collection to come.
Growing up on a cattle farm in the north coast of New South Wales, Charmaine Perry developed a love for both travel, and talking. It was her love of conversation that had people suggest she should become a journalist.
Tess Salmon was the kid who was obsessed with emergency sirens – and not because they shone bright – as a self-confessed ambulance-chaser, she was establishing the mindset that would build her journalism career.
Rachael Waia and Nikki Jurcutz first had the idea of starting a business together when they were only 10 and seven years old, fast-forward almost 20 years and the sisters are doing just that.
Jess Jones, 35 Founder of Soar Collective, entrepreneur and speaker @soarcollective http://www.soarcollective.com Jess Jones wrote in a notebook about a business idea that would provide events, education and support for young people in business. It was over a decade later – and six months into her current business, Soar Collective – that she realised she was doing just that. “I reread the pages with the initial ideas on it and was blown away that I was pretty much doing what I’d first had my heart set on doing,” Jess, 35, said, “It just took me about 10 years of reading, learning, working, traveling and many incredible experiences to get me where I needed to be to be ready and able to bring that idea to life.” Jess’ experiences began when she was expelled from high school and decided to take on a full time traineeship at McDonalds. “I got expelled from school at the end of year 11, so I started working at Maccas full time on $4.92 an hour doing a traineeship just before turning …
Lola Berry began her career as a DJ, spending her spare time devouring lamingtons and giant Carmelo Koalas, but it was a crush on a boy which led her to a life inspiring others to nourish their bodies with good food.
Jessica Ankomah’s journey into journalism began with a classic love story; a rush from the written word saw her quit her job in finance and chase a career in the media industry.
Eleanor Pendleton was just 19 years old when she was named Australia’s Youngest Beauty Editor while working at Famous magazine. Today, she is the Founder and Editor of beauty website, Gritty Pretty