2018 Influencer Award finalists

 

Angela Gallo – Angela Gallo Education & Training

Angela Gallo is a fiercely passionate birth professional who has successfully grown her Doula and birth photography business to a 6-figure empire built on social justice, women’s empowerment and the desire to see maternal outcomes and experiences improved worldwide. Angela is especially enthusiastic about inspiring women to reclaim their personal powers in order to seize every opportunity in childbirth, their businesses and in the depths of their sensuality. Her initial business as a boutique birth Doula evolved into an industry first business program she designed exclusively for birth professionals, and more recently launching a dynamic Doula training program that is entirely aligned to her personal philosophies & values.

www.angelagallo.com

 

Beverley Dyer – Chasing Sundays

Beverley is a mother of three young boys living in a small coastal village on the Mid North Coast of NSW. Following the birth of Bevs third and final son, she was overcome with thoughts about what she was going to do for work now her family was complete. With the support and encouragement from her husband Bev went on a journey to find versatile, high quality products that absolutely anyone could enjoy without compromising on the style.
Bev draws inspiration from her own simplistic yet busy family lifestyle to produce and bring together products that are designed to be practical & affordable to represent and support the quintessential laid back Aussie coastal lifestyle.
Opening with a collection of Turkish Cotton Towels, Bags and Caps Chasing Sundays is constantly expanding and introducing new and exciting lifestyle products.

www.chasingsundays.com.au

 

Brooke Turner – Balance Fitness and Nutrition

Brooke Turner is a nutritionist, exercise scientist and personal trainer with over nine years experience in the health and fitness industry. She is a contributor to some of Australia’s top health and fitness magazines, a keynote speaker, presenter, writer, entrepreneur and Mother. Brooke is a believer in striving for a balanced approach to health and fitness to nourish both the body and mind. Personally, she is an ocean go-er, sun seeker, fitness lover and passionate about living outdoors and the positive effects that movement, fresh air and nature all have on our physical and mental wellbeing.  Brooke specialises in online and face to face personalised training and nutrition plans, founded the STRIVE program; a complete lifestyle guide to balanced living, runs a series of workshops promoting safe and effective exercise and nutrition for pre and post natal women, and more! Brooke’s mission is to inspire women across the globe to recognise that healthy, active living need not be a hindrance but a habit and that no matter where you live whether urban, regional or remotely, you can achieve great things.

www.balancefitnessandnutrition.com.au

 

Kelly Brown – Little Pieces Photography

Beginning her journey with Little Pieces Photography, Kelly Brown has disrupted the photography industry with her internationally awarded photography and businesses that define her not just as an artist, but as an entrepreneur.

Newborn Posing is the definitive resource for photographers to learn how to pose, photograph and edit for a professional newborn shoot. Kelly’s video tutorials have been loved and learned from worldwide, with customers in over 100 countries and selling over 29,000 products in the last 8 months alone.

As a Canon Ambassador and flagged for the new season of Netflix series “Tales by Light” Kelly has been awarded internationally for her work and has earned Double Master of Photography with both the Australian Institute of Professional Photography and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International.

Kelly hosts a number of exclusive photography events around the world and is the founder of The Baby Summit (6 years strong) as well as the recently launched RISE Photography Awards. Her following online is over 350,000 and she hosts a support group of over 19,000 photographers.

http://littlepiecesphotography.com.au

 

Nat Russell – Glow With Nat Russell

Glow With Nat Russell was founded in 2015 from a passion in making health realistic for busy people. Glow With Nat Russelll creates and shares easy-to-follow whole food recipes with simple, delicious ingredients, lifestyle tips, products and recommendations in her blog and social media platforms.

Glow’s following has grown into a loyal and interactive fan base and she has worked and collaborated with dozens of high profile businesses to increase their exposure to the niche health market.

Glow With Nat Russell also freelance writes for health and wellness businesses Green Goodness Co, Changing Habits and Bare & Wilde.

www.glowwithnatrussell.com

 

Olivia Anderson – Flat Out Mum

Olivia twins were her third and fourth children and with a gap for a twin feeding pillow in Australia, she created TWINCREDIBLE. Having baby twins is a really stressful time and the pillow is an unique product that really makes life easier. Powered by brand loyalty, word of mouth has taken the brand from strength to strength in a few short years. The product was designed by Olivia and is currently manufactured in China, selling exclusively at twincredible.com.au

Olivia does all of the marketing, customer service, despatch and administration for the business. Only an accountant and Manufacturing Agent (for China) are used on a project basis. This business led to sharing more of their story via the Flat Out Mum blog and social media, extending reach to a wider audience of all families. Aiming to INFORM, EMPOWER AND CELEBRATE MUM LIFE, keeping it authentic and positive.

www.flatoutmum.com.au

 

Rachelle Harvey – Brave & Fearless

Rachelle Harvey is the designer and creator of Brave & Fearless. An edgy kids clothing label designed for the Rad Little Lad & Hip Little Chick.

Cool threads & accessories from newborn to size 8. They also have introduced a new Plastic free Parenting “Zero Waste” range of products such as bamboo straws, bowls and toothbrushes. Wooden cutlery and Beeswax Wraps. Teaching children about the devasting impact of plastic on the earth at a young age is so vital!

www.braveandfearless.com

 

Tammi Keirl – The Milk Boutique

Tammi is the sole owner and operator of The Milk Boutique, an activewear line designed for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers to encourage mothers to keep healthy and active throughout their pregnancy and while nursing. Tammi is also a
mental health advocate and has a strong desire to connect with her followers (mothers) to talk about and spread awareness on all things fitness and mental health.

https://www.themilkboutique.com/

 

Yasmin Walter – Kalgoorlie Fashion Week

Yasmin Walter’s passion for business all began at the age of 17. Fast forward fourteen years and her list of accomplishments are endless. Yasmin sold her first business to a New York based Nasdaq-listed company before she was 30 and was named Top 50 Australian Female Entrepreneur Under 40 by START UP DAILY two years in a row. Yasmin founded Kalgoorlie Fashion Week in 2015. It is a regional high fashion program that acknowledges traditional owners of the land. Festivities include a street party, three couture runway events and art related workshops. Mrs Walter has learnt to find the perfect balance simultaneously managing multiple projects, a 3 year old, a FIFO husband and perfectly lined lipstick. She also mentors aspiring entrepreneurs through her many workshops and often is a guest speaker at universities and events. When Yasmin is not hustling or kid-wrangling, you can find her enjoying the finer things in life, like dipping chocolate coated biscuits in English Breakfast tea.

https://www.kalgoorliefashionweek.com

 

Zoe George – The Subtle Mummy

The Subtle Mummy is anything but, she tells it like it is with no filter.

She has a Masters of Teaching and a Degree in Fine Arts so can be very eloquent in the way she describes things, just chooses not to at times. Zoe is a mother of two under four and loves talking about all the taboo subjects that come with motherhood and being a wife. You may never see her taking life too seriously because she’s a firm believer that life is as fun as you make it.

Enjoy her journey through life being a fun mum and a prankster wife who loves to stir her husband every chance she gets.

www.thesubtlemummy.com