Go-get­ter in line for award

Southern Telegraph - - News - Cal­lum Hunter

Lo­cal busi­ness­woman Rhi­an­non McDon­ald has been nom­i­nated for the 2018 AusMumpreneur Awards — an award de­signed to cel­e­brate and recog­nise Aus­tralian mums in busi­ness.

Mrs McDon­ald is an ac­com­plished busi­ness­woman, hav­ing co-founded an ac­count­ing prac­tice, founded a so­cial me­dia and mar­ket­ing busi­ness and coached other busi­ness own­ers and en­trepreneurs on or­gan­i­sa­tion and pro­duc­tiv­ity, all while rais­ing a young fam­ily.

“My vi­sion is to en­cour­age oth­ers to cre­ate op­por­tu­ni­ties and suc­cess in their busi­ness by or­gan­is­ing and fo­cus­ing on pro­duc­tiv­ity and op­er­a­tions to un­lock bar­ri­ers and ac­com­plish goals,” she said.

“The best thing about be­ing a mumpreneur is I get to work my own hours so I can spend time with my fam­ily.”

The whoSOCIAL founder is cur­rently fa­cil­i­tat­ing the Win­ter Creative Fes­ti­val along­side two other mumpreneurs: Amanda Viviers and Brooke Whit­more.

The Win­ter Creative Fes­ti­val is a se­ries of work­shops for lo­cal busi­ness­women to “col­lab­o­rate and re­set in the months of win­ter”, run­ning un­til Au­gust 12 at the Kent Street Deli.

Di­eti­tian Cor­rina Michael was the guest speaker at the most re­cent work­shop, which was held on Fri­day and fo­cused on fam­ily nu­tri­tion and main­tain­ing a healthy nu­tri­tional bal­ance.

The next work­shop is to­mor­row at 1pm and will fo­cus on build­ing busi­ness re­silience, fea­tur­ing guest speaker Brooke Whit­more.

The win­ners of this year’s AusMumpreneur Awards will be an­nounced on Au­gust 31 at a gala night in Mel­bourne.

Pic­ture: Cal­lum Hunter

Win­ter Creative Fes­ti­val or­gan­is­ers Amanda Viviers and Brooke Whit­more were en­thralled at di­eti­tian Cor­rina Michael’s in­ter­ac­tive work­shop last Fri­day.

Nom­i­nee Rhi­an­non McDon­ald.

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