Caroline McGuinness asks W.H.Y on Big Brekkie





For Caroline Mc Guinness, it was personally devastating to read about yet another death resulting from family violence here in Australia. Her heartbreaking response every time a new report of a death, was...WHY? This became the name of this campaign 'W.H.Y'. We wanted as many victims/survivors and their extended family, friends, and the community to know - 'WE HEAR YOU'. Even though we may not see you behind closed doors at home during lockdown or hear you because of the masks we all need to wear, we are here for you. Caroline is my special guest this morning around 8.30am..Not one to miss.

We set out to take one small step at a time, by hosting online family violence themed awareness events in collaboration with various guest speakers, including victim/survivors, advocates, charities (Impact for Women & The National Homeless Collective), and supportive partner organisations such as, eSafety Women, Legally Yours and Trans Sisters United, as well as the support of the Victorian Hon. Minister for Women, Prevention of Family Violence, and Aboriginal Affairs, Gabrielle Williams.

Empowering Leading Women is a community of passionate women, connecting to learn, and grow through a series of unique personal story events and creative coaching workshops in order to empower and inspire hope, and to nurture personal growth in their lives to achieve social change.

Empowering Leading Women was formed out of Caroline’s passion, fundamentally to transform, support and nurture each woman's self-worth and her true potential by empowering, inspiring her through educating, utilising coaching principles and shared stories, and then for her to lead by example to be a community advocate as a social change agent in our society.

Caroline’s background as a qualified Social Worker has provided her with a wealth of expertise in human behaviour, trauma, and attachment, including highly proficient engagement and assessment skills. After taking a brave leap of faith and transitioning from a successful professional government employee to a self-employed Professional Coaching Consultant & Facilitator, Caroline combines her innovation and creativity to think outside the box, with her clear vision and desire to impact social change, by creating a supportive society one small step at a time.


Empowering Leading Women is a community formed out of Caroline’s passion, fundamentally to support and nurture each woman's self-worth and nurture her true potential by empowering, inspiring her through educating, utilizing coaching principles and shared stories, and then for her to lead by example to be a community advocate as a social change agent in our society.

Mc Guinness Consultancy offers a range of consulting/coaching and mentoring services to support and empower clients to achieve success in their business, careers and personal lives by providing the following authentic and tailored services: • One to One Coaching & Mentoring (Personal & Professional Development) • Individual & Couple Extended Behavioural Profiling Online Assessment & Unpack Analysis • Business Mentoring (Mindset & Strategist Planning) • Executive Team & Management Extended EDISC Behavioural Profiling Online Assessment & Unpack Analysis & Training Presentations • Facilitate Engaging & Creative Group Coaching Workshops • Facilitate tailored Career Team Development/Building/Performance Onsite Training


Workshops Time & Location Aug 26, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+10 Zoom Live Streaming Global Event

About the Event Meet our phenomenal panel of guest speakers: -

1. State Minister for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams is the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, Minister for Women and in the Victorian Government. 2. Jess Hill, Investigative journalist, author of 'See What You Made Me Do'. 3. Dr, Judy Tang, Clinical Neuropsychologist & Commissioner at Victoria Multicultural Commission. 4. Mr Stephen Wilson is a passionate advocate of domestic violence victim-survivors and considered a leading expert in risk management around the safety of victims. Stephen has a combined 43 years of experience working in law enforcement, security, and investigations industry. 5. Colette Martin, survivor and advocate of domestic abuse. 6. Sue-Anne Hunter Commissioner at Yoo-rrook Justice Commission. Ms Sue-Anne Hunter – a Wurundjeri and Ngurai illum Wurrung woman recognised as a leader in trauma and healing practices. 7. Shari Botwin, Trauma Specialist and author of a book, 'Thriving after trauma: Stories of living and healing'.


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Connect with us on our email: thewhycampaignteam@gmail.com for any queries or to become a Volunteer | Ambassador| Guest Speaker| Blog Writer.

We are looking forward to hosting this special event with you all. See you there, Caroline & our epic team of International Volunteers.


https://youtu.be/YAXdCknf4TM - 26 August Event Promo Video

https://youtu.be/aNQdrNkRemY - 27 August Event Promo Video

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