Innovative, tenacious, adventurous. These are all words which spring to mind when you think of a Game Changer. Here we ask a group of leading female entrepreneurs what makes a Game Changer.
Julie Stevanja, Stylerunner
With no retail experience Stylerunner founder and CEO Julie Stevanja took on the world of e-commerce in 2012 and won. Her brainchild has become the go-to digital destination for premium women’s activewear brands. Her company has enjoyed triple-figure growth since its launch and has won multiple awards for its innovation in the category.
Anna Lahey, Vida Glow
At only thirty years of age, Anna Lahey has shaken up the Australian beauty game. Her range “Vida Glow” has brought marine collagen powders to the Australian beauty market and consumers across the globe are now reaping the rewards.
Natasha Chadwick, New Direction Care
Natasha Chadwick is the Founder and CEO of the nursing facility micro-town, NewDirection Care, Bellemere in Queensland, the first of its kind in the world. When her own mother reached retirement age, Natasha realised change was desperately needed in the aged care industry. From there, the New Direction concept was born and she has gone on to revolutionise aged care by building a warm and caring community like no other.
Terri Vinson, Synergie Skin
Synergie Skin founder Terri Vinson describes herself as “part science nerd, part beauty tragic.” It is this combination of smarts that has enabled her to deliver great skin to Synergie Skin’s legions of fans at home and internationally. Terri’s brand, Synergie Skin, has experienced rapid growth since she founded it in 2005. As a scientist with a passion for cosmetic chemistry, Terri saw a gap in the market for skincare that intelligently combined clean ingredients with scientific innovation.