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Women In Business

Sisters are doing it for themselves in North-West Brisbane (and Australia wide!), with a record number of women running their own small businesses.

Here, we are celebrating some incredible local businesswomen who have taken a leap of faith and are making a name for themselves in small business. From dentists to drama teachers, all these ladies are from truly diverse industries.

Women In Business

Meet Equine Specialist Anne Pearson

Anne Pearson is the founder and owner of Field of Dreams – an equine assisted learning centre.  Anne has always had a special interest in supporting young children with additional needs, and is passionate about using animals and the natural environment to support young children to achieve their individual goals in a loving, caring way. With a strong teaching background... Read More

by katie , 4 months ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Tahnee Simpson

Despite it being as old as medicine itself, the art of compounding is still not well understood. Put simply, compounded medications are created just for you right in the pharmacy and tailored for your unique circumstances. As the owner of Terry White Chemmart Keperra Compounding Pharmacy, located in Keperra’s Dallas Parade retail hub, Tahnee Simpson believes in the potential of... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Susanne Jones

Longtime local, Susanne Jones, began her caring career in the UK and Europe and has pursued that passion ever since. After spending time leading teams and managing operations in the not-for-profit sector, Susanne discovered Just Better Care.  She worked to establish the business in the Brisbane North, Outer North, and CBD areas, taking over as Managing Director nearly 5 years... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Karen Marlow

We all know how much real estate agents like to talk about themselves!  When I sat down to write this article, I thought how unfair it would be to subject you to an entire page doing just that. So instead I decided to ask people what they want to know about me. Grab a cuppa and enjoy the read, and... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Katie Maclean

Mother of two and community advocate, Katie Maclean, has been the driving force behind the locally owned and independent newspaper, The Hills Echo, for the past three years. Born and bred in Scotland, Katie moved to Brisbane 15 years ago. Here, she settled down with her hubby, her two young children and stepson. As a fellow local to The Hills... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Fiona Holmstrom

The mission of STEM Punks is to ‘inspire tomorrow’s innovators’. Co-founder Fiona Holmstrom, commenced the EdTech startup in her garage in 2016 alongside husband Michael, while caring for three children under four and studying full time at Uni.  As a woman in business, she says inclusivity and diversity are critical factors in running a successful company. Input from everyone is... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Dr Sophie Brown

Dr Sophie Brown joined the team at Doctors at Eatons Hill in December 2019, having moved from the U.K. to Australia with her family.  Sophie completed her medical training in the U.K, qualifying with a medical degree from the University of Sheffield in 2008. She then went on to complete two years of hospital placements in Bristol before embarking on... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Dr. Gabriela Popa

In late March, this year dedicated GP, Gabriela Popa, joined the expert team of General Practitioners at Doctors at Eatons Hill. She arrived in her new home of sunny Queensland with her husband and young daughter in February, and the family settled into the lovely neighborhood of Eatons Hill, where she enjoys working and living. Gabriela possess a warm, approachable... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Wendy Burns

Wendy Burns is a wife, mother and grandmother living in Queensland, Australia. From being born into impoverished circumstances, Wendy has become an author, inspirational speaker, and life and business coach – working with women to reveal the remarkable within. Self, team and business leadership are also some of her many areas of expertise. You will find out more about Wendy’s... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

Small Business, Women In Business

Dr. Alexandra Davies

Admire Dentistry in Arana Hills is where you will find Dr Alexandra Davies.    Alex found her love for Dentistry while being mentored by Dr Ed Tucker at his dental practice in Samford.  When she graduated from Dental School she was lucky enough to be offered a job with the practice.  In 2018 Alex began locum work in Biloela, she... Read More

by Editorial Team , 2 years ago

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