Alanna Bastin-Byrne & Jade Collins

Alanna and Jade are co-founders of, where you can choose female led brands and help create gender equality.  Whether you are a female consumer, business owner or a woman in the workforce, you can create gender equality by choosing female led brands. It’s a unique, bottom-up strategy to progress gender equality, creating a better world for women and men.

Jade has over 19 years’ global experience in corporate executive Human Resources and management consulting roles in the Mining, Energy and Aerospace industries, leading large scale, complex change management programs. Jade finds the combination of her HR, Psychology and MBA qualifications and her leadership experience is invaluable for creating networks to increase gender equality in leadership across industries. Jade is on the Queensland Government’s Strategic Advisory Group for the Toward Gender Parity: Women on Boards Initiative.

Alanna has over 17 years’ experience in Marketing, Communications and Community Development in the UK and Australia. Alanna’s leadership spans a wide range of industries including Health, Arts, Events, Education, Social Housing and Tourism. The diversity of Alanna’s leadership experience has been instrumental in building Femeconomy’s engaged community to advance gender equality. In 2018 Alanna was announced as one of 80 Women2Watch in Business Disruption in US, Canada, Australia and Europe.

Jade and Alanna speak about the power of the female economy, building an engaged community and how to change systems and structures to promote inclusion and diversity. Their speaking events have included a TEDxTalk, the Women of the World Festival (part of the Commonwealth Games cultural program) and keynotes for International Women’s Day events.

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Available for: Keynotes; Panel Speakers; Guest Speakers; Workshops.

Categories: Business & Entrepreneurs; Corporate Inclusion & Diversity; Leadership & Development

Travels from: Brisbane