Women, Entrepreneurship and the New Economy, 8 October 2019, 5.30pm -7 pm


From: Tuesday October 8, 2019, 5:30 pm

To: Tuesday October 8, 2019, 7:00 pm

Women, Entrepreneurship and the New Economy

Come and hear from three amazing speakers about how women are increasingly engaging in entrepreneurship and start-ups; about some of the challenges they face including raising capital to support their ideas; and about the impact this is having on the economy.

Date: 8 October, 5.30pm-7.00pm (networking from 5.30pm-6.00pm)
Venue: The Precinct (315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 - TC Beirne Building)
Cost: The event is free
RSVP: Prior registration is essential

Drinks and light refreshment provided.


  • Leanne Kemp, Queensland Chief Entrepreneur
  • Monica Bradley, Corporate Innovation & Venture Investment Adviser
  • Professor Rowena Barrett , Executive Director, QUT Entrepreneurship

Moderator:  Dr Christine Williams, Chair, Women in Economics Network (WEN) Queensland

About the panellists: 

Leanne Kemp is Queensland Chief Entrepreneur and herself the successful founder and CEO of Everledger, a company that uses blockchain to track the provenance of high-value assets. She has been recognised with many awards for her enterprise.

Monica Bradley is an engaging talent with exceptional strategy and global advisory experience who invests time and energy innovating in the emerging digital economy. She works closely with female founders to develop strategies to support the growth of their ideas into successful businesses, including getting access to capital.
Rowena Barrett is the Executive Director of QUT Entrepreneurship. She brings academic and practical understanding of motivations and drivers for entrepreneurship and has been instrumental in activating the University’s entrepreneurship DNA as well as ensuring QUT is a key player in the wider Queensland entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Christine Williams recently retired from Queensland Government where she played a key role in developing the Advance Queensland program to support entrepreneurship in Queensland. Christine is the current Chair of Women in Economics Network (WEN) Queensland




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315 Brunswick St, TC Beirne Building, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

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