Australia’s Top Ten Women Entrepreneurs 2019



Business Game Changer Magazine is proud to present our annual showcase of Australia’s Top Ten Women Entrepreneurs.   Australia’s Top Ten Women Entrepreneurs recognises the outstanding contribution made by individual Australian business women. This contribution is either to their businesses, their local communities or by inspiring and mentoring other entrepreneurs.


Sharon Williams, Founder & CEO of Taurus Marketing




Public speaker, personal brand expert, blogger, CEO, media commentator, international marketer, entrepreneur, editorial contributor and Mother – Sharon’s experience and knowledge is an unbeatable combination.


Sharon is a pioneer in the Australian agency industry and a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia. In 1995 she established Taurus, a boutique public relations and integrated marketing agency after a successful career in marketing and management across the UK, Europe and Asia. Taurus has since gone on to help over 1000 businesses.  Read More.



Fleur Brown of Launch Group




Fleur is a serial entrepreneur and a driving force in the recognition of Australian entrepreneurs.


In 2004, Fleur founded Launch Group (at a time when there were very few female entrepreneurs). The agency went on to become Australia’s first and the leading PR and communications agency for Australian startups. In 2018, Fleur’s was nominated as the Most Valuable Person of the Year at the Community Awards segment of StartCon, Australia’s largest startup festival.  Read More.



Judith Treanor, founder of Temples and Markets




Sydney Entrepreneur Judith Treanor is the Founder of online curated store Temples and Markets. The store showcases unique artisan made product from S.E Asia, a region Judith fell in love with 20 years ago.


Travel, Motherhood and a brush with Breast Cancer at aged 36 have all shaped who Judith is today. Over 10 years on from cancer Judith feels lucky to have found her life’s purpose and that is to make a positive change in the world via her business.  Read More.



Kylie Travers of The Thrifty Issue




Kylie overcame domestic violence, homelessness, robbery, rape, paralysis, a cancer scare and mental health issues as a single mum to become a multiple international award-winning CEO, keynote speaker, author, blogger and charity advocate, in the space of 3 years.


Through her work, Kylie won 3 Plutus Awards, was a finalist for Young Australian of the Year and a runner up for numerous other business and advocacy awards as well as helping raise over $30,000,000 for charities to end homelessness and domestic violence. Kylie was also the youngest ever director on a board for a homeless charity in Canberra.  Read More.



Dr Vesna Grubacevic, founder of Qt




Dr Vesna Grubacevic founded Qt in 2000 without any experience in marketing. She soon realized the importance of innovation and self-promotion for sustainable business success, and doing it with integrity. Since then she has taught herself marketing, won multiple awards, including for marketing, innovation and transformation, completed a PhD in Clinical Hypnotherapy, created innovative behavioural change techniques (Qt respecti ®), wrote an Amazon nine times best-selling celebrity gifted book and continues to run a sustainable business with her team.  Read More.



Miriam Sandkuhler, CEO and founder of Property Mavens




Miriam Sandkuhler is the CEO and founder of Property Mavens. She is an Accredited Property Investment Advisor, Licensed Estate Agent, Media Commentator, Franchisor and the bestselling Author of Property Prosperity.


With her financial services background and personal experience as a property investor (she bought her first investment property at 23!), Miriam established Property Mavens in 2012 to help others make more profitable decisions.  Read More.





Monica Meldrum, founder of Whole Kids




Prior to establishing Whole Kids, Monica founded Marketing Communications company MEC Admark in Jakarta Indonesia, established her own consultancy in Sydney advising companies including Goldman Sachs, Telecom NZ, Interaust and Globecast Australia on Business Strategy, and held senior roles in Marketing and Communications with Boral, Cable & Wireless Optus and Cement Australia.  Read More.



Tanya Lacy of Intercept Group Australia Pty Ltd



Tanya Lacy is a Positive Business Dynamics Leadership Specialist and is known for her teachings around uncomplicated leadership. With 23 years’ worth of experience in executive coaching and facilitation, she is a highly renowned writer, content creator and resource speaker who practices Connectology (the art of connecting business people). Tanya’s life work supports business owners and leaders to unlock their business genius and leadership brilliance.  Read More.



Sandy Forster, founder of




Sandy Forster is an international speaker, money mindset mentor, bestselling author and multi-award-winning entrepreneur. She’s the founder of and offers the world’s leading money manifesting program for Spirit-led entrepreneurs who are ready to create a business and life they love.  She’s also the creator of The Inspired Spirit Coaching Academy where she’s trained thousands of women around the world to become certified Law of Attraction Coaches.  Read More.



Renata Bernard of Opal Minded




In 1994, Renata arrived to Sydney as a migrant from newly post-communist Poland. In the next 13 years, she worked various casual and temping jobs while pursuing her studies, which culminated in a doctorate in cinema. In that time, she also established a career as a media lecturer at Macquarie University, having published research articles and books including Diasporas of Australian Cinema, the first volume ever devoted solely to the contribution of migrants to Australian cinema.  Read More.

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