Palaszczuk Government boost for women in business

By March 7, 2017Client News

Brisbane, Australia (Tuesday, March 07, 2017) – Minister for Small Business Leeanne Enoch marked International Women’s Day today reaffirming the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to support women in small business.

Speaking at an Advancing Women in Business breakfast event today, Ms Enoch said nationally a growing number of women were operating businesses, from home-based businesses to heads of multinational corporations.

“Queensland has many inspiring business women who are leading the way for others to follow,” Ms Enoch said.

“Queensland’s Tracey Vieira, Marie Piccone and Dr Catherine Ball have all been recognised in the prestigious Telstra Businesswoman Awards and there are many more inspiring women making their mark with thriving businesses throughout the state.

Read the full media release about Advancing Women in Business here.

Source: Queensland Government

Related content: OTM Stories, Action Plan for Advancing Women in Business

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Amy Ward is a strategic communications and management consultant. She is the founder and director of OTM, a successful management consultancy, specialising in strategy, commercialisation, communications, change and marketing. Her professional experience spans commercial organisations, government and not for profits. For close to twenty years she has worked with complex B2B and innovative B2C programs and services across diverse industries such as information technology, eHealth, primary health and community care, telecommunications, mining and resources, management consulting, process control, integrated transport, geospatial, sustainability, retail (online) and more. Amy is generous in volunteering her expertise as a mentor and as an advisor. In addition to her day job at OTM she is a board director for Communify, an advisor for the Inclusive Brisbane Board, Professional Advice Alliance and a mentor for the Queensland Government’s Mentoring 4 Growth program.

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