Meet Our Team

Our WiTWA Patron

works tirelessly to ensure that we develop a more diverse STEM and Innovation community.

Professor Lyn Beazley

WiTWA Patron | STEM Champion
Member Bio

We are incredibly proud to have Professor Lyn Beazley, AO FTSE, inductee of the Western Australian Science Hall of Fame and former Chief Scientist of WA, as the Patron of Women in Technology WA and Champion of Techtrails. For Professor Lyn Beazley, science is a lifelong passion. After graduating from Oxford and Edinburgh, Lyn has dedicated over 30 years to neuroscience, researching recovery from brain injury and changing clinical practice in the treatment of premature infants.

As Western Australia’s Chief Scientist from 2006 to 2013, Lyn advised governments on science and innovation, worked closely with industry and was a science ambassador in Australia and internationally. Lyn has been determined to demonstrate that science is not just a theoretical exercise, but a practical one too. She helped establish a nationwide ‘hotline’ for school laboratory technicians, worked for healthier waterways by establishing Dolphin Watch, spearheaded a program supplying microscopes to over 450 primary schools and introduced the international science communication competition Famelab to Australia. Lyn was also part of the negotiating team that ensured Australia would co-host the Square Kilometre Array of radio-telescopes, the world’s largest science endeavour. Lyn’s goal is for every Australian child to learn and love science.

WiTWA Central Committee

is a collection of inspiring women who guide WiTWA both from a strategic perspective and in our day-to-day initiatives.

Banu Kannu

WiTWA Central Committee
Member Bio

Banu Kannu (she/her) has built a career designing, facilitating and moderating hundreds of business events across corporations, associations and government worldwide since 2004. She has a Bachelors in Journalism from Murdoch University (2004) and an Executive MBA from London Business School & Columbia Business School (2019). Banu is a Singaporean-South Indian-West Aussie who loves living, working and playing on Whadjuk Noongar Boodja.

Banu founded Uncommon Conferences in 2019 to disrupt the way we “meet” in the business world. With a keen focus on why, what for, and how, we gather at conferences and workshops, she supports her clients to build effective communities and create vivid memories across all touchpoints. Her superpower is being able to do this in-person and online with equal impact. She is best-known for her warm professionalism, ability to invigorate and connect with a diverse range of participants as well as direct discussions towards concrete outcomes.

As incoming Conference & Awards Lead on WiTWA’s Central Committee, Banu will build on the excellent work of outgoing C&A Lead Michelle Radley and the team, bringing her unique business events lens to these flagship WiTWA events, ensuring our members and stakeholders are front & centre of the experience.

Fun facts: Banu is fluent in Mandarin, loves pasta, is a West Coast Eagles tragic and Port Beach regular. 

Anastasia Kudryavtseva

WiTWA Central Committee
Member Bio

She is a member of CA ANZ, the Tax Institute, and a fellow of ACCA. She possesses a strong understanding of AASB and IFRS accounting standards and is adept at preparing financial statements. Her tax technical skills are robust, and she has an in-depth understanding of the audit process. Academically, she is highly capable and motivated. She’s passionate about adding value and is a hardworking professional, receiving high grades in annual performance assessments. An efficient team player, she’s a quick learner and boasts strong interpersonal skills. She also has the ability to multi-task and work to strict deadlines under pressure. She has full professional proficiency in English.

Terra Tormey

WiTWA Central Committee
Member Bio

Terra is a Masters of IT student at The University of Western Australia and previously a Digital Marketing Specialist. She is passionate about diversity and inclusion in STEM, especially for LGTQIA+ and First Nations women. She joined WiTWA as a Central Committee member to provide a young professional’s perspective on the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM, and to shape the strategic direction and initiatives of the organisation. She is a lifelong learner, a research machine, and a leader who embraces change. She hopes to inspire and support other young professionals who are interested in pursuing a career in STEM.

Jessica Todd

WiTWA Central Committee
Member Bio

Since graduating from university, she has been fortunate to enjoy a challenging and fulfilling career in recruitment and workforce analytics. Her roles have given her the opportunity to travel Australia, work with some incredibly talented individuals, and contribute to worthy community initiatives.

Currently, she is the Manager of Planning, Participation and Mobilisation at Kinetic IT. She’s passionate about the programs and initiatives that they develop in-house and collaborate with partners on, which have a positive impact on their community, their industry, and the future ICT workforce.

She’s keen to connect with like-minded individuals who have an interest in Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Social Impact programs from the private, NFP, education, and public policy arenas.

Janie Plant

WiTWA Central Committee
Member Bio

Janie previously had a 15-year IT career in training, desktop support, network administration and infrastructure project management before retraining and moving into the law.  Her association with WiTWA started in WiTWA’s very early years as one of the first speakers at WiTWA’s predecessor to the Techtrails program.  Today Janie is a Senior Legal Counsel at Capgemini Australia and sits on a number of committees and advisory boards dedicated to supporting lawyers who are navigating disruption and new technologies that are transforming the legal profession.  A long-time strong supporter of WiTWA, Janie is committed to increasing representation of and promoting women in STEM and is honoured to join the Central Committee.

Tina Ambrose

WiTWA Co-Chair | Founder CEO, Valrose.
Member Bio

Tina started her WiTWA journey attending events when she arrived in Perth in January 2016. A huge fan of the WiTWA Community from the outset, Tina always championed the organisation to her network. In January 2019, Tina formally joined the WiTWA Communications Sub-Committee, where she took on responsibility for developing social media marketing. In December 2019, Tina took on the role of Communications Lead. In November 2020, when the wonderful Pia Turcinov stepped down as Chair in November 2020, Tina proudly joined Kay Hargreaves as Co-Chair of WiTWA. She is immensely proud of the WiTWA’s growth since her joining in 2019 and is grateful to be surrounded by such a fantastic team across the WiTWA Committees and Sub-Committees.

Tina is also the Founder and CEO of WA’s leading technology recruitment agency for customer experience – Valrose. Tina and the Valrose team are driven by the purpose of improving the perception of recruiters globally on a mission to add value to every company and person they work with.

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Kay Hargreaves

WiTWA Co-Chair & Techtrails Lead | Managing Director, Colleagues Information Solutions
Member Bio

Kay specialises in transforming the way organisations collect, manage, use and apply data. With over 30 years working and consulting experience in digital data, Kay is passionate about technology and uses her natural enthusiasm for continuous improvement and her technical experience to help organisations gain a competitive advantage through innovation. Kay encourages people to question normality and promotes collaboration to generate new ideas that improve productivity and lead organisations towards high performance.

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Michelle Radley

WiTWA Conference & Awards Subcommittee Lead | IS&T Business Partner for Pilbara Mines, Rio Tinto
Member Bio

Michelle has a Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting.  Prior to joining Rio Tinto Michelle had a successful career in the accounting and finance sector.  She branched into mining in 2008 when she joined Rio Tinto Iron Ore as the Joint Venture Manager for the Hope Downs project.  During her time at Rio Tinto, Michelle has held a number of management roles, all of which required significant influencing skills to deliver results without having direct control and leadership over resources or teams and she has successfully moved between corporate and operations focused roles.  Michelle has just embarked on her latest challenge as the Pilbara Mines business partner.  This role is an opportunity to continue the work she was doing in the technology integration role she has held for a number of years and help to shape the Iron Ore business and the IS&T business into the future.

Charlene Clarke

WiTWA DEI Lead | Managing Director | Chief Vision Officer | Catalyst Central | Exodus Tech | JobActivator | m3.Business
Member Bio

Passionate Visionary and Innovator

Charlene is a Founding Partner and Chief Vision Officer for Exodus Tech, a saas based technology company focused on designing simple yet innovative software solutions that connect people, communities and companies through technology.

With more than 10 years’ experience in human resources, coupled with graduate and post-graduate studies in human resources, small business management and entrepreneurship, Charlene has developed an eco-system of social enterprises focused on creating an empowered community.

JobActivator is the flagship project for Exodus Tech, bringing a fully automated resume builder and management system to market, built around human resource frameworks.

Charlene is the Managing Director of Catalyst Central, supporting small businesses with HR guidance to build a platform for sustainable growth, believing Everything is Possible with the Right People Focus.

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Courtney Carr

Cyber Risk Manager, Deloitte | Technical Project Enabler | Change Maker
Member Bio
Courtney is a passionate professional in the technology industry, who loves to be challenged and is constantly asking questions.
She joined the WiTWA Techtrails team in 2020 and cares deeply about social justice and inspiring young women and gender diverse people into STEM+ careers. Courtney is always looking for ways to educate herself and work with others to create diversity, inclusion and positive change in our communities.
Courtney brings her project, product and change management experience to her role as a Cyber Risk Manager at Deloitte. She leads teams to support clients with improving their security maturity, understanding their cyber risks, and assessing their technology controls.

WiTWA Delivery Team

is your go-to team for anything partnerships.

Suvarna Arora

Partnerships and Marketing Coordinator
Member Bio

Teagen McEwan

WiTWA & Techtrails Community Manager | Digital Marketing Specialist | Web Developer
Member Bio

Teagen is an events management queen and digital marketing professional, honing her skills in digital promotion for events including website development and design, apps and social media. She specialises in email marketing, conversion funnel analytics, website development, search engine optimisation and social media marketing using Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Teagen’s extensive experience in engagement at events allows her to build support for digital tactics, leading to increased event activation and improved ROI. Teagen enjoys continuously innovating in event spaces using new technologies to build engagement with clients, allowing traditional marketing tactics to support activation and increase lead captures. She uses organic content and advertising to target audiences, event registrations, raises event capacity and online conversations through showcased live streaming.

Recently, Teagen received a scholarship as part of the She Codes Plus 2020 program and She Codes Flash 2019 program, which were intensive programs learning web design to build personal portfolios with HTML/CSS, Python programming used to create machine learning programs, building interactive web applications with Python and Django, cloud deployment of projects, storage of code in GIT, adding interactive functionality to web apps with REACT js, and hardware programming with MicroPython.


WiTWA Volunteers

are the welcoming faces at all events who work hard to make sure the events happen and we all feel welcome and valued.

Rachel Fu

Techtrails Marketing and Communication Specialist
Member Bio

Rachel is the Techtrails Marketing and Communication specialist at WiTWA. She has a passion for all things creative like animation, video editing, graphic design, and social media marketing. Rachel believes that all young girls should be equipped with skills that pursue a digital and technology-based career, sprinkled with a bit of spice (your personality).

Rachel is an experienced creative marketing coordinator with a strong background spanning various industries. She has worked with big tech companies such as Apple and Microsoft, as well as leading educational institutions such as the University of Western Australia (UWA). Her success lies in her ability to create compelling campaigns that engage and resonate with target audiences.

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Maree Morrell

WiTWA Treasurer | Cyber Security + Forensics Graduate
Member Bio

Maree has extensive accounts experience having worked for over 20 years in both the petrochemical industry in NZ and the engineering industry in Western Australia. She volunteered on her local P&C for ten years, during which time she gained experience in retail management and customer service. She has recently graduated from Murdoch University with an IT degree majoring in Cyber Forensics and Information Security. She strongly believes in the value of teaching young people to move beyond simply using technology, to utilising it as a tool to create their future. Maree is a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion.

Mitra Aspandiar

Creative Solutions Marketer
Member Bio

Having worked in creative agencies, education, and now software technology – Mitra’s marketing experience has been wide and varied. Completing her Honours thesis on consumer personality traits towards ethical labelling, she’s working on better understanding consumer behaviour and the way consumers respond to marketing activities.

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Heidy Sands

Techtrails Design and Data Visualisation Lead | Entrepreneur / Digital Strategist
Member Bio

Heidy is a highly creative, systems-loving and business savvy Digital Strategist but you can consider her your online biz bestie.

With over 15 years of experience working across various industries and sectors, she now focuses on supporting purposeful businesses to navigate the digital world from systems to marketing and empowering them with understanding their data better.

The role that Heidy has created allows her to connect, collaborate and glow up online presences for small businesses.

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Tracy Rothery

IT Solutions and Business Transformation Advisor
Member Bio

Business Development Manager, Green Light. Tracy specialises in transforming the way businesses manage, use and apply IT Solutions. With over 10 years working and consulting in the Development and Technology space. She has been reconised with national company awards from her time working at Telsra and ANZ. Tracy is passionate about technology and uses her passion and enthusiasm for growth and her technical experience to help businesses to attain ICT resources, services and projects. Tracy uses her enthusiasm for technology and people to help transform business relations.

Heidi Pass, PhD

Passionate | Earth Scientist | Gender-Intelligence | Major Mining Company
Member Bio

Heidi is a passionate leader, inspiring pioneer and positive role model in her industry. One of two women globally to achieve the role of Chief Geochemist at a major mining company, she loves unlocking the earth’s secrets through geochemistry. A PhD-qualified geologist-geochemist, Heidi’s adventurous spirit has taken her from Arctic wilderness to rugged Australian Outback. Forward-thinking and embracing the value of diversity in the STEM pipeline, Heidi led the development of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists National Mentoring Program. Now, selected as 1 of 95 women worldwide for Homeward Bound 2019, a ground-breaking leadership initiative for women in STEM, Heidi has strategically positioned herself. Joining a global network increasing the impact professionals with science backgrounds have in leadership positions.

Amy Green

Energetic, future-minded and creative
Member Bio

Amy is passionate about empowering and inspiring others to think big; to push boundaries and imagine new, transformative ways of doing things. With over 15 years’ experience working for global technology companies including Hewlett Packard and AWS, Amy possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise in large-scale cloud transformation and digitalisation. A true thought leader, Amy enables her clients to unlock significant business value, and empowers those she works with to achieve the best possible outcome.

Amy’s own company, “Atomic Inspire” helps women elevate their confidence, articulate their brand message and lead from a place of purpose and intent. Her articles have been published in SmartCompany Magazine.

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Rebecca Beardsley

Founder, Untitled & Co
Member Bio

Rebecca is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs and innovators, and has taken the lead in facilitating the growth and development of various sectors through initiatives that aim to connect, inspire and educate.   With over 15 years of experience in marketing, Rebecca brings both a creative and strategic approach to her work, and looks forward to furthering her ambitions through working with WiTWA. Rebecca is excited by the prospect of seeing more women in tech, science and innovation, and working alongside the amazing women at the organisation to support sector growth and career progression for women in WA.

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Karolina Plange-Korndorfer

Corporate Finance Professional
Member Bio

Karolina is a highly competent, motivated and dedicated Treasury professional with years of experience within the Finance sector. Her can-do attitude and financial analysis abilities allow her to operate with a level head, enabling her to take on any task and complete it thoroughly and with the highest level of quality.

Karolina believes that together we can help our next generation drive for equal opportunity and a more diverse workforce. We need to lead by example and help each other and female professionals around us to speak up and be bold.

Belinda Knowles

The Chief Organiser, Operations & Service Delivery, Bluebox Solutions
Member Bio

Stellar organisation and management skills and years of professional experience in managing the delivery of software and business operations solutions, I’ve worked from different locations around Australia and Singapore, providing consistent, quality services to businesses globally and virtually. Now back in Perth, I enjoy travelling whenever I can, and if the travel involves meeting up with family and friends for wine, coffee, and dark chocolate, even better.

Imogen Bartlett

Imogen Bartlett

Program Manager, Optus Curtin Innovation Alliance
Member Bio

Imogen’s career has spanned many varying roles in the ICT industry as well as spending a number of years to managing a not-for-profit.  She has enjoyed applying her skill set to both sectors and still has a strong commitment to social responsibility both in and out of work. She is driven to continue to seek opportunities to assist the next generation, specifically in the areas of STEM and championing diversity.  Most recently she has taken on the role of Program Manager for a partnership between industry and the tertiary education sector in Artificial Intelligence research and is excited to see what it can showcase, teach and develop for the future.  She is well known for her ability to help translate between different industries and sectors and this passion has seen Imogen take up a role on the WiTWA events committee.  She is looking forward to growing the mini-mentoring program initiative in the coming months.

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Natasha Fergusson

National Marketing Manager (Sponsorship & Events), CyberCX
Member Bio

Natasha is an experienced marketing professional with a wealth of Perth tech industry experience. She is passionate about cyber security and its role in providing businesses with continued success and operational stability – making it easier for users to do the right thing and/or harder for them to do the wrong thing. A welcoming environment, new learning opportunities and meeting like-minded professionals is what Natasha loves about WiTWA.  She strongly supports WiTWA’s role in encouraging young people  to consider technology as a stimulating and viable profession. She is especially keen to smash gender stereotypes amongst lower primary school kids, showing girls and boys that, no matter their gender, they can enjoy and succeed at tech too. Natasha believes events are a powerful way to communicate, educate, inspire and entertain. This is especially true this year with the WiTWA theme of “If you can see her, you can be her”.

Raissa Amaral

Senior Technology Consultant
Member Bio

Raissa is a Senior Technology Consultant at Visagio, she holds a Bachelor in Computer Science, with great interest in making technological solutions understandable by anyone. She has led and developed projects ranging from web development, data visualisation and data analytics. She is passionate about building interfaces that make user’s lives better, and why not, prettier?! When offline, she loves spending her time doing some (sometimes successful, sometimes not) house DIY’s.


WiTWA Ambassadors

are proud representatives of WiTWA in the community.

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Pia Turcinov

Past WiTWA Chair | Director, FundWA | Co-Founder VentureX HQ
Member Bio

Pia joined WITWA in 2014 initially as a Committee Member and later taking on the role of Chair until stepping down in 2020. Pia is a recognised leader for her work in empowering women and supporting entrepreneurship. With qualifications in law, business and corporate governance, and 30+ years professional and commercial experience, Pia is a seasoned businesswoman and strategic advisor to innovators, corporations, and policy makers. Her lived entrepreneurial experience, commercial know-how and diverse networks enable her to leverage, support and amplify the opportunities which innovation, entrepreneurship and the digital economy offer. Pia manages a portfolio of interests, is a director of FundWA, co-founder of VentureX HQ and sits on a number of boards in the technology, property, health and energy sectors.

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Lacey Filipich

Founder & Managing & Director, Money School & Maker Kids Club. 
Member Bio

Lacey began her career as a chemical engineer in the mining industry after graduating as valedictorian from University of Queensland in 2003, but she has always identified as an entrepreneur (Lacey started her first business at 10 years old). Today, Lacey is the co-founder and director of two successful education start-ups; Money School and Maker Kids Club. She continues to consult in the mining industry in the area of operational improvement.

Tracey Naidoo

Creating Value and Connection
Member Bio

Tracey makes a valuable positive difference in this world by leading highly skilled teams to deliver digital improvements and innovation. She has a long history of working on technology’s bleeding edge and creating industry disruptor systems. Tracey found her place at WiTWA when she left her home country and realised that none of her previous professional contacts were of any use to her in this new country. After struggling on her own to establish these connections, she attended a WiTWA event and realised the opportunities it provided for networking and expanding her skillset as well as meeting prospective mentors, employers and like-minded peers. Tracey started volunteering on the WiTWA events sub-committee and eventually joined as a board member. Now she serves as a WitWA Ambassador to help more people find welcoming and empowering WiTWA culture.

Leisa Aitken

Principal Consultant, Department of Education
Member Bio

Passionate about ICT and STEM education, Leisa assisted in the establishment of the Ashdale STEM Focus Group and subsequent STEM Institute which develops students’ skills in emerging technologies and creative thinking. She is an advocate for the early immersion of girls into STEM education. Leisa believes that ICT access and high-quality ICT education is the key to ensuring students have a successful future, regardless of their background. Recognising that some found the introduction of new technologies in their homes daunting, she initiated workshops to enable parents to understand its impact and to feel more comfortable with their children’s use of technology. Leisa assisted in the development and delivery of STEM initiatives to students at Ashdale Secondary College and the wider community including an annual STEM Girls Day Camp, STEM Champions Workshops for parents and STEM Expo for the community. She is on the Techtrails sub-committee, ensuring that students from many other WA high schools also have the opportunity to connect with STEM role models and are encouraged to pursue STEM careers.

Diana Adorno

Global Head of Design (Operations), ThoughtWorks
Member Bio

As a Head of Design, Diana looks at design across the enterprise using a service design and evidence-based approach. She is a designer, researcher and strategist who produces digital products using an Agile and Lean approach. She continually experiments with different aspects of the design process to reveal intuitive, feasible designs as well as the transformation for people and organisations. She has worked across many industries and pulls insights across all of them. She has a technical, design and a qualitative research background in Cognitive Anthropology. Diana has worked globally as consultant on digital products in Australia, Asia, UK and Europe. She supports diversity in thought, action and creed.  Diana supports diversity in every aspect of life and culture.

Marjolein Towler

WITWA Chair from 1998-2016 & Principal Consultant (Business Process & Promapp) – Director, Consultas Pty Ltd
Member Bio

Marjolein was part of WiTWA for nearly 20 years and played an incredibly significant role in building the network and program scope, while creating a vibrant network with real impact. She continues to champion diversity and equity in the workplace and encourages government to continue to support this change. Marjolein is an Information Designer, Facilitator, certified Project Management Professional (PMP), and Certified Process Professional Champion (CPPC). She has extensive experience in the development of Business and Project Management Systems through Business Process Mapping, as well as teaching and training development & delivery. Marjolein accepted the role as WITWA Ambassador in April 2019.


Anitra Robertson

Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Member Bio

Leveraging today’s unprecedented growth in digital technology, Anitra has developed her expertise in driving global transformation projects that align people and technology within the mining and healthcare sectors.
Before joining Deloitte, Anitra spent 13 years working with Rio Tinto and BHP on major optimisation projects, cybersecurity and automation projects including the introduction of autonomous trucks and drilling technology as part of Rio Tinto’s Mine of the Future® programme.
In healthcare, Anitra partnered with industry and leading universities to establish evidence-based applications of virtual and augmented reality, robotics and data science in medical training and patient care.  Anitra accepted the role as WITWA Ambassador in April 2019.


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Sheryl Frame

Deputy Chair, WITWA from 2004 – 2017 & Director, EDICT International Consultants
Member Bio

Sheryl works as a Commercialisation Adviser for Accelerating Commercialisation – an element of the Entrepreneur Infrastructure Program (EIP) , a federal government initiative. She worked for many years with innovative technology-based business, helping them take their product or services to market. Sheryl has a number of Institute memberships, including the Institute of Directors (South Africa), the Institute of Marketing Managers (South Africa and Australia), the Computer Society (South Africa and Australia), and is a previous member of the PHISC (Private Healthcare Industry Standards. She is a strong supporter of workplace equality, volunteers for SpringBoard Enterprise and served on the WiTWA committee in various capacities from 2004 until 2017. Sheryl accepted the role as WITWA Ambassador in April 2019.


Dr Simon Carroll

Head of Science – Collections & Research with the Western Australian Museum
Member Bio

Head of Science – Collections & Research with the Western Australian Museum, the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection. For over 120 years the Western Australian Museum has been making the State’s natural and social heritage accessible and engaging through research, exhibitions and public programs. Previously, Dr Carroll was the Head of Science Partnerships at Scitech and Director of the WA Biomedical Research Institute. He has also held a number of executive positions in CSIRO and publicly-listed biotech companies. Dr Carroll is a serial innovator and has been involved in a number of start-up companies.

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Donna Edwards

CEO @ SHOUTOUT | Partner Manager @ Amazon Web Services | Community lover
Member Bio

Donna has been enabling technical teams for over twenty years. She is passionate about helping businesses scale, creating great workplace environments where people can thrive. Donna works for AWS as the Partner Manager across WA/SA and was previously the State Delivery Manager at Readify, leading a team of 80. She is the CEO of startup SHOUTOUT – a simple recognition platform designed to help companies create a culture of gratitude. Donna holds an MBA and MHRM giving her a deep understanding of the connection between business and people.

Donna is passionate about community and is involved with many NFP groups including Women in Technology WA, Muses Code JS, Tech Girls Movement, Women who Code, Beacon Foundation and 100 Women. Donna was recognised for her contribution to Professional Services and Community with a 40 under 40 Award in 2019. She is a regular conference speaker, panelist, panel host and keynote speaker and has presented internationally on topics around leadership, diversity and employee engagement.

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Stephen Carroll

Partner, Research & Development Tax Services, RSM Australia
Member Bio

Stephen is a Director in the Tax Services Division with specialist skills in the R&D Tax Incentive and innovation consulting services. Since commencing his career in 1999, Stephen has been providing consulting services across Australia in a diverse range of industries and to businesses of varying size, from start-up innovators to large multi-national corporations.

Stephen is well connected to the Innovation Community at all levels and keeps well informed of contemporary developments in innovation and industry. His specialist expertise is leveraged by industry professionals, both local and international. Stephen’s commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship is clear and ongoing, as is demonstrated by his involvement in various committees and organisations. Steve accepted the role as WITWA Ambassador in April 2019.


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Aparna Burke

Communications Advisor, RSM Australia
Member Bio

Not afraid to disrupt the status quo, Aparna identifies as a change agent and is constantly seeking ways to enhance or improve business.

Prior to this, Aparna had a career in corrections spanning 18 years providing crisis counselling and rehabilitation programs to prisoners, slowly transitioning into policy development and communications.

Aparna champions strong female role models and diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


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