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Online Symposium

 From Surviving to Thriving during Covid-19



 Use the code: HHTRIAL2021


Join us on the 10th – 12th October from 6-8pm every night for the Hot and Healthy in Business Online Symposium hosted by Nicole Van Hattem. This event will bring together experts from various fields to inspire women in small business to go from surviving to thriving in every aspect of their lives!

There are 6 sessions designed to help you master each pillar of success including Finance, Sales & Marketing, Physical Health, Mindset & Emotional Wellbeing, Branding, and Business Systems. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn from the valuable insights of our expert panel and be inspired to thrive and succeed in your business and life!

Register for the Symposium for $1 and gain FULL access for 30 days to the Hot & Healthy Academy where you can join us live in the Members Only Facebook Group or access the recordings later through the online Academy. Your 30 day Academy trial also gives you access to all the short courses for women in small business and the twice monthly group coaching and networking sessions.



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Oct 16, Dubbo, Dubbo Regional Theatre

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10th Oct, Toowoomba, Empire Theatre

Penelope Twemlow

Penelope is a multi-degree qualified professional with 16 years’ experience in strategic and operational management, project and risk management, and governance and compliance. During her 10.5 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy, Penelope undertook strategic level appointments in project, human resource, risk and emergency management, as well as being a member of the Australian Defence Force Investigative Service.  

Penelope is the Founder and Chair of Women in Power whose mission is to promote and improve the electrical and electrotechnology industry by the advancement of women within it. She is also the Chair of the Queensland Electrical Safety Education Committee on behalf of the Electrical Safety Officer and a committee member of the National Association of Women in Construction.

Kathi Tait

Kathi Tait, the Baldwarrior, is an Author, Speaker, Podcaster, Transformative Coach & Management Accountant. As the founder of the Baldwarrior Movement, which spreads awareness of Alopecia and fights body image social norms, she inspires women globally to start believing in themselves, take back their power and live authentically by sharing her personal struggles of death, bullying, domestic violence, self sabotage and single parenthood.
Kathi is one of the hosts of the podcast Bald and Blonde – Mindset Evolution with another coach from Florida Keys and its debut has been a hit. They are now heard in 26 countries! Her first book “Baldwarrior – My Journey from Self Sabotage to Self Love” is pending publishing this year. Kathi takes the stage as often as possible at schools and events to spread her message and loves to do guest appearances on podcasts as well. She is determined to impact the world and help others take their power back from social norms.

Josie Thomson

Josie Thomson is a multi-award winning coach, speaker, trainer, business owner, author and single mother of two.

Josie knows what it’s like to face the odds as a two-time cancer survivor and has proven that odds can be beaten. She speaks from first hand experience about bouncing forward with a ‘post-traumatic growth disorder’ and about how to reframe adversity into opportunities for triumph and success.

She is living proof that winning and succeeding in life is a mindset, and she teaches others how to embrace change due to their encounters with life challenges, sometimes in radically positive ways.

Renee Bailey

Renee Bailey is a Registered Clinical Nutritionist (Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Nutrition) with the Nutrition Society of Australia, a qualified Permaculture Design Consultant, cook, sustainable food advocate, entrepreneur, as well as a wife and a mother of two girls. 

She is the owner and founder of Homegrown – Gourmet, Harvest, Gardens, and has recently started Defining Health, a clinical nutrition clinic. Renee has also owned and run, Green Machine, a garden maintenance and building management company for 10 years and ran The Ashgrove Spinal Centre, a chiropractic health clinic, with her husband (a Chiropractor) for 15 years.

Dr Marcia Becherel

Dr Marcia Becherel is a Personal Transformation Facilitator and the creator of NEI MethodTM (Neuro Emotional Integration). Expanding beyond her academic qualifications as a MD and PhD, Marcia found her purpose and mission in facilitating personal transformation. Her gift is to assist people to identify and break through the conscious and unconscious emotional roadblocks that are holding them back from stepping into their truth. Marcia is also the Co-founder and CEO of Mastery to Success, as well as a Certified Demartini Method Facilitator, NLP Master Practitioner, NET and Time Line Therapy practitioner. 

Amanda Reboul

Amanda, also known as the Bubble Diva, is a mother of three who, after her voyage of discovery to the great unknown, found herself married 2 years later to the French man sitting beside her on her original flight out of Australia. During her time in France, she became inducted as a ‘Chavalier-Sabreur’ (sabering knight) with the Confrerie du Sabre d’Or, an association founded to promote the enjoyment of drinking champagne with the Art of Sabrage. She is now back in Australia, and runs a gourmet food and wine business, The Truffle Man. 

Amanda was a finalist in the 2014 Vin de Champagne Awards professional division recognising her knowledge of champagne to be one of the best in the country. In 2018, Amanda was accredited with a Master Level Champagne Cert. from the Wine Scholars Guild and. in 2019, she passed the WSET Level 3 certification with merit. Amanda continues to share her passion for champagne, not only through her blog ‘Tasting the Stars’ but also via privately run master classes, key note speeches and corporate functions. 

Kay Ridge

Kay Ridge is a qualified Social Media & Marketing Advisor, and the Creator and Solution Solver of Dash-Social, a business created from a passion for blending social media and the love of assisting businesses to achieve maximum exposure through social media. With more than 25 years of knowledge building, Kay has been involved in small business, sales & marketing, logistics, corporate, government and insurance. Her qualifications in social media and marketing, travel and real estate bring to the table a unique sense of marketing, backed by business. 
Kays current roles include Founder Dash Social, a marketing company, President of the Maleny Chamber of Commerce, Panelist on the Digital Toolkit Q&A Panel, Facilitator Hot & Healthy Academy in Business, Advisor/Educator for the Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS), federally subsidized program, Agency Alternative Partner. Most recently, in July 2021, Kay took on the position of Lions Australia Q3 Marketing and PR Chair. 

Elizabeth Zielinski

Elizabeth Zielinski is the Creative Director and Founder of Styled By Elizabeth. With a background in Marketing Management (Griffith University), Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology (Sydney Technical College) Interior Design & Professional Styling Academy (Melbourne), Elizabeth delivers carefully personalised, styling and design consultations for all your styling needs including interior Design, Personal Styling or for Professional Styling.  

Elizabeth has collaborated on events for FashFest Canberra – unique runway shows for local and international fashion, arts and cultural talent. Red Carpet, Teen Choice Awards, Las Angeles. She is also a regular expert contributor to business groups & editorials.   With over 30 years’ experience, Elizabeth ensures she creates a wonderful experience, providing her clients with a new-found sense of freedom and knowledge. 

Jo Stevens

Jo is a Certified Mindfulness & Mindful Movement Coach and the founder of The Zen Zone. Her goal is to empower clients using simple techniques to un-clutter their mind and live life to the fullest. Jo is also an accredited Mental Health First Aide Officer and is passionate about supporting others to take control of their mental wellbeing, step out of their comfort zone and learn to accept themselves for who they are. 

In 2020 Jo was awarded third place in the AusMumpreneur Awards in 2020 in the Health & Wellbeing category presented by The Women’s Business School. The awards were created to inspire, celebrate and provide a community for Australian entrepreneurs. 

Brittany Baldwin

Brittany Baldwin is the founder and owner of Tick Tock Sales. She has a simple philosophy. She aspires to inspire before she expires.This woman on a mission is devoted to bringing simplicity to sales so that business leaders can find their hidden profit. Working closely with corporate clients through to small business owners, Brittany helps identify gaps in their current sales approach, then empowers them with key systems and foundations to drive an immediate uplift in sales conversions.

Brittany is as dynamic as she is experienced. During her school years, Brittany achieved a national title for equestrian and launched her career in the film industry as a qualified stunt woman. The fundamental skillsets from her time as a professional athlete were applied to Brittany’s approach to business. Hard work, perseverance and a high level of passion are the core ingredients for success and Brittany proved this with her rise and rise in the sales world. With sales records in excess of $115 million, sales is Brittany’s second language. 

Amanda Lowry

Amanda Lowry is a Brand Strategist, who is passionate about brands, and how they can transform a business. She specialises in working with entrepreneurs and businesses with vision to deliver strategic creative solutions across all elements of their brand.  

Working with a diverse range of national clients across industries including property, communications, health and hospitality, Amanda help brands connect with their market on a deep and emotional level. Using specialised industry techniques, she has worked with many companies to create strategies that elevate their business, differentiate themselves in the marketplace and increase their bottom line. Her work has helped my clients to achieve astonishing results, enabling brands to professionally enter international markets, and achieve six and seven figure turnovers.  

Kate Toon

Kate Toon is an award-winning misfit entrepreneur, who works with small businesses and big brands to transform their online presence: through powerful SEO, captivating content and all the right digital marketing moves.Her StayTooned group of companies include the Digital Masterchefs, The Recipe for SEO Success and The Clever Copywriting School Through these, Kate’s helped more than 10,000 other businesses demystify digital marketing, grapple the Google Beast, and grow their success. 

Kate has extensive experience in the media and as a speaker on all things digital marketing, business success and personal branding, having presented at events around Australia and the world. As a speaker she’s smart, savvy, engaging and enlightening. Kate runs Australia’s only dedicated copywriting conference, CopyCon, and was named the My Business Awards Businesswoman of the Year and Training & Education Provider of the Year at the national My Business Awards. 

Katrina Puranik

Katrina Puranik is the Founder, Director and Web Presence Specialist of Ranking Australia and has helped businesses develop digital strategy planning, implementation, and management of web technologies. Including website development, digital marketing, social media, content marketing, analytics, digital advice, and support services. 
Previously being a high school teacher, Katrina has a passion to work with people, help them learn, and build themselves up. This is why she has set up the Digital Toolkit with digital training and workshops for businesses. Which can be a costly venture for start-up businesses and entrepreneurs. 
Also as a part of the ASBAS Digital Solutions Program – Katrina has had the opportunity to be a part of a prestigious group of Digital Advisors, now delivering a low cost digital advisory support program and Digital Business Workshops to small businesses across Queensland.Katrina also founded the Digital Summit + Expo, which is a one-day digital conference, and technology exhibition, to be run annually and having their inaugural event on May 1st, 2020.

Krystle Divertie

Krystle Divertie is the Krystle Divertie is the Founder and Organisation Queen of Krystle Clear Solutions who approaches systems and processes with passion, lists and outrageous organisation (hence the title). 

For 15 years, her depth of knowledge and experience has helped many businesses (nationally and internationally) to discover and promote internal structure, create foundations and document business processes that innovate efficiency and transform their business for growth. 

Krystle is a qualified ISO Quality Systems auditor with a degree in Science and Education.  She is passionate about inspiring small business owners like you to understand systems are part of your entire life, not just your business. 

Megan Dalla-Camina

Megan Dalla-Camina is one of the world’s leading experts in women’s leadership, wellbeing and empowerment. As the Founder and CEO of Women Rising, and a women’s mentor, speaker, researcher, coach and author, Megan supports women to step into their power, thrive in their careers and be authentic leaders that make a difference. 
Megan has been privileged to work with clients including Microsoft, AMP, CBA, American Express, CEO Forum, Canon, Aveva, NAB, Roche, British American Business, GM, SAP, Vodafone, MasterCard, CPA and more, and as a leadership lecturer at Macquarie Graduate School of Management. 
Megan has appeared on NBC, CNN, CBS News, and in hundred of media outlets around the world including Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, Inc, Thrive Global and she has a regular column on Psychology Today. She is the best selling author of three books including her latest best seller, Simple Soulful Sacred: A Woman’s Guide to Clarity, Comfort and Coming Home to Herself. She is currently enrolled in the Inner MBA program at NYU, and is working on her 4th book. 

Rachel Dunn

Rachel Dunn is the best-selling author of Better Videos, entrepreneur, documentary film-maker, and founder of Girl Director. Rachel has worked in the TV, music video, and advertising world as a Video Director and Motion Designer for over 25 years. She is a thought leader and is driven to change the face of video marketing online. Rachel transforms camera fears in just 7-dayshelping thousands of people all over the world.  She has worked with some of the biggest icons in Australia, spoken LIVE on stage to 2,500 people about building a video brand, and is currently in the post-production stage of her first documentary, “Through Elephant Eyes.” 

Annette Densham

Annette Densham is an award-winning PR specialist, which sometimes still surprises her since she never won anything at school. But when she lost her cushy corporate comms role, she had to reinvent herself. Starting her own PR agency, she used her print journalism and corporate communications skills to help small businesses share their stories. These days, she is in the thick of the small business journey working with entrepreneurs sharing stories worth telling. Winner of 2019 and 2018 Grand Stevie Award for Women in Business, gold Stevie International Business Award winner for her work in PR and a finalist in Australian Small Business Champion awards, Annette audaciously challenges anyone in small business to cast aside modesty, embrace their genius and share their stories.

Cate McMahon

Cate McMahon is the managing Director at Wise Point and an accomplished consultant specialising in strategic project management and stakeholder engagement in complex environments working in rural, regional and metropolitan Australia. With a demonstrated history of achievement across a broad range of projects and industries, Cate has unique skill set that blends communications with project management

Cate is a well-respected project strategist having worked for NSW Government, Teys Australia, BHP and other organisations large and small. With over 8 years of experience running her own business, and more than 20 years of experience working in the private sector, Cate has executive-level knowledge of project management, communications, stakeholder engagement, mediation and risk mitigation. Her clients recommend Cate for her ability to foster strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels, delivering quality projects, for her quick understanding of a wide array of complicated topics and for the way in which she quickly identifies pathways to achieve a project’s objectives. 

Aliya Amtul Kareem

Aliya is a very enthusiastic person, eager to learn new things and concepts. She is a pure feminist who obeys women empowerment. Aliya was born in a community where a girl child is a burden and not so welcomed in the family. In Aliya’s community, parents of a girl child cannot afford to educate her as they have to save for a lumpsum dowry.
Aliya has been a curious learner and was learning commerce books in year 6, it was her father who went against all the odds to help and support her education. All her life she has been encouraging women to have an identity of their own and become financially independent.
Aliya started working as administrative assistant when she was just 19 years old and since then, has played different roles like scholarship assistant, academic forum advisor, voluntary social worker, administrator, customer service specialist, counsellor and much more.Her purpose in this education and career is to break the stereotype that girls or women are burdens to mankind. An educated women can change the face of the entire community and nation for good.

Karen Jacobsen

Karen Jacobsen is an Australia-born and New York-based entertainer, singer, motivational speaker, voice-over artist and songwriter. You might also know her as the Australian voice of Siri. Karen’s speaking voice is in over 400 million GPS units and smartphones worldwide giving directions. From this one voice-over booking, she created her empowerment brand “The GPS Girl”, teaching the five directions for “recalculating” in business and life. 

An award-winning Singer and Songwriter, Karen’s musical career highlights include: sharing the bill with Norah Jones, Neil Sedaka and Christopher Cross and singing the national anthem at major sporting events including 80, 000 people at Giants Stadium for the New York Jets. A TEDx speaker, Karen has enjoyed wide media coverage including the NBC Today Show, ABC World News Tonight, the CBS Early Show, The New York Times, NY Daily News, Glamour magazine, being named one of People Magazine’s Most Intriguing People and she hosts her own web series “Navigating New York with The GPS Girl®”. As an Author, Karen’s journal book “The GPS Girl’s Road Map for Your Future” gives direction for getting more of what you want in business and life. 

Melissa Meagher

Melissa has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, working previously as a financial planner, stockbroker and seminar delivery specialist.  Melissa has worked with a variety of different employers – from large financial institutions such as Sunsuper, Suncorp and Westpac to small boutique financial planning firms.

With a passion for finance and making a difference in people’s lives, Melissa was naturally drawn into financial planning.  But while working in the industry she realised there was a strong need to educate and coach people around managing their money. Melissa consolidated all her knowledge around finances and her love of working with people and created her own Money Coaching business called Talking Money.

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