Tania is a passionate entrepreneur and the founding partner and Managing Director of DNA Security Solutions since 2007. She aims to ensure that all women have opportunities to achieve whatever their personal skills and dreams hold and is helping to develop these pathways in all fields of endeavour. Having been that which she describes as an “accidental entrepreneur” for the greater part of 20 years, Tania has successfully developed, grown and exited two previous businesses. Holding both a BA (Psychology) and a Business Degree (Marketing), Tania has also earned a number of business awards during her career, including a 2014 Winnovation Award in the Manufacturing and Defence category.
Kylie brings her knowledge in all things treasury to the Board together with a keen interest to share experiences with like minded individuals who aim to promote and support women in innovation. She is a Chartered Accountant by profession with over 17 year experience in practice and industry. Her career has taken her around the globe from New York to Tokyo and she is now the Finance Manager at Cavpower. Kylie lives by the philosophy “if you don’t ask you don’t get” and so she strives to empower women to ask questions, be innovative and dream big.
Cindy has a passion for change and people, which is the perfect combination for her role as Manager, Organisational Reform in the SA Government. Cindy has had many years managing women in leadership programs and strategies, and considers one of her career highlights helping her organisation to win a National Diversity@Work Awards in 2010. Cindy currently has a focus in enabling and supporting grassroots innovation and creativity within her department. Combining Cindy’s thirst for innovative and creative solutions with her eagerness after finishing her MBA, Women in Innovation is the perfect playground for Cindy.
Anthony has been a business coach for over 5 years, advising and mentoring many organisations and individuals in how to optimise their professional performance, work methodically and practically to achieve business and career goals and operate as a cohesive team. Anthony is also SA Branch Marketer for International Coach Federation, mentor for the Young Business Leaders Program, mentor of the Australian e-Challenge, and Project Manager Diversified Business for Cavpower and has been an integral adviser to the Board since 2013. He has two daughters for whom he is a great role model and male champion of change.
Megan loves helping people and organisations come up with great ideas, and extraordinary services. She is particularly interested in design thinking methods for innovation and wants to encourage women to be creative problem solvers. She is a designer by trade and has worked in the technology field for over 15 years to enhance and transform the way organisations do business and communicate with people. In private enterprise and for large government organisations, Megan has been creating brands and designing online services for over a decade. A highly strategic thinker, Megan brings a passion for great online design and engaging marketing and is deeply passionate about coming up with better services, new ways to innovate, to solve problems and tackle tricky challenges.
With 20 years in Executive Recruitment Ruth has extensive experience in guiding people's successful careers and supporting organisations with executive recruitment, workforce planning and talent management, to ensure they have the best team in place to achieve success. With a passion for Wellbeing Ruth assists people to find a career they will thrive in and coach them on how to sustain energy levels to achieve peak performance while prioritising their health. Ruth established Elevate Women to be an online mentor to women looking to elevate their careers and enable women to share professional IQ and EQ.