Those with positive influence understand the power of relationships, connection, and engaging with the world openly. They not only obtain amazing results in their work, but their process of obtaining these results, how they operate in life, is inspiring and uplifting.


Dr Gene Sherman AM NSW


Dr Gene Sherman AM is a leading Australian cultural figure and...

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Michelle Boyde TAS


With a Bachelor of Design (Fashion) (Honours) from RMIT School of...

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FeiFei Feng USA


Hailing from China, Australia and now the US, Feifei Feng is an artist and...

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Karina Clarke TAS

CEO Design Tasmania

Karina Clarke is the CEO Design Tasmania, her areas of expertise include...

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Pippa Dickson TAS

Chair, Design Tasmania. Director, Expecting Good Weather.

Pippa Dickson imagines, creates...

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Penny Craswell NSW

Writer & Creative Strategist

Creative Strategy Associate at the Australian Design Centre (ADC)...

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Anita Dineen TAS


Anita Dineen’s luminous character is expressed in her whimsical creations...

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Dr Katherine Moline NSW

Assoc Dean Research UNSWAD

Katherine Moline is Associate Dean Research Training at the School of Art...

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Poppy Taylor TAS

Architect, Director Taylor and hinds Architects

Poppy is a Tasmanian, and Founding Director of Taylor and Hinds Architects...

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Kate McEntee VIC

Lecturer Monash University

Kate McEntee is a lecturer and design researcher in the faculty of Art Design...

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Ninna Millikin TAS

Film Maker (Women of the Island)

Ninna Millikin is a Tasmanian freelance film-maker and media producer...

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Rebecca Thomson TAS

Film Director (Women of the Island)

Rebecca has directed more than a dozen short films to date, including...

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Lara van Raay TAS

Film Producer (Women of the Island)

Lara van Raay has a 20-year history in the television industry and has...

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Tara Howell TAS

Director S Group

Director of both S. Group and Blue Derby Pods Ride, Tara is...

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Rachel Coghlan ACT

CEO Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre

Rachael Coghlan is the CEO of Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre...

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Margaret Hancock Davis SA

Senior Curator, JamFactory

Margaret Hancock Davis is Senior Curator at JamFactory...

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Susan Long VIC

Susan Long is a Melbourne based organisational consultant and...

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Prof Lisa Grocott VIC

Art Design & Architecture Monash University

Lisa was once a communication designer (Studio Anybody), then design...

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Lola Greeno TAS

Tasmanian Aboriginal Maker

Lola Greeno is the first Indigenous artist to receive the National Living Treasure...

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