$75.00 – $475.00
Our exceptional South Australian leaders will share stories of their career opportunities, setbacks, the scary bits and the celebrations. You’ll discover the things they did to shape their success and what each is doing to live their best life today.
We’re starting 2019 with a WOW! The first Opt In and Stand Out forum for 2019 is sure to be a massive hit.
February’s amazing speakers include:
Co-Founder and MD of DNA Security Solutions
Based in Adelaide, South Australia, Tania Jolley has been involved in innovative technologies since 2003. She has successfully owned and operated three businesses over the past 16 years; achieving a successful exit from all of them to date. As CEO of Technotronics, she was instrumental in delivering new technologies to the automotive aftermarket sector.
She co-founded DNA Security Solutions in 2007. It has developed an ingenious security platform that is cross between electronic hardware, software and bio tech.
This Criminal Marking Technology has had a significant impact on reducing rates of criminal activity. To date, It has achieved a 98% success rate in decreasing and eliminating crime for our customers.
Lord Mayor, City of Adelaide
Sandy is a first-generation Australian of Dutch, French, Portuguese and Ceylonese descent. Her parents gave her a deep-rooted understanding of business, an adventurous spirit, commercial acumen and a love of the arts.
Sandy has contributed to the success of Adelaide’s thriving arts and culture community for more than two decades, including having been CEO of the Adelaide Fringe and the Adelaide Festival, as well as producer of the Adelaide Festival of Ideas in 2018. She has been on numerous boards including the Adelaide Convention Bureau, Premier’s Climate Change Council, Adelaide Film Festival, Capital City Committee, as well as a trustee of the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust and Chairs a disability housing solutions organisation Aliro Ltd.
In the 2015 by-election, Sandy was elected as an Area Councillor to the City of Adelaide and served as Deputy Lord Mayor from June 2017 to November 2018. She has had a career in both the public and private enterprise, not-for-profits, and Local and State government, including three years as General Manager City Culture and Community Services for the City of Adelaide.
Sandy is married to Gregg Mitchell, a graphic designer and artist, and has two daughters, and a son.
Director – Training x Design
Gina Brooks is the Director of South Australian company Training x Design, and is one of Australia’s most sought-after trainers. For over 20 years she has been helping businesses maximise the performance of their people by delivering customised learning solutions that provide sustainable performance improvements.
As a Learning & Development expert Gina thrives off challenging and changing attitudes towards people development and work. She is a certified professional with the Australian Human Resources Institute, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, and most recently was listed as one of the top two Learning & Development professionals in Australia by the Australian Institute of Training & Development.
Passionate about developing South Australia’s businesses, Gina is a mentor in the SA Leaders program, where she enables SA’s growing companies to understand the business side of training, and how it can be used as a key driver for creating longterm, sustainable growth.