The role of 100 Women Volunteer Committee members is to work under the guidance of their designated sponsor from the Non-Executive Board, to design, implement and deliver services and strategies to help 100 Women achieve its goals of sustainability and growth.
Meet the passionate committee team behind 100 Women. If you would like to be a part of our special group of volunteers, have industry expertise, skills, and time to lend, we welcome all women and men to contact us to find out about volunteer opportunities.
100 Women Committee
Memberships Committee Chair
Alene has over 15 years’ experience in corporate advisory roles in Australia and internationally. Currently the Commercial Director at Fini Group, Alene has worked for Tourism Western Australia and Ernst & Young and is an alumni of Cornell University. Alene brings her wealth of knowledge and experience to 100 Women and is currently overseeing the implementation of our new CRM system.
Grants Committee Co-Chair
Kristy Rodwell is a Senior Grants Development Officer at Lotterywest. She has worked across many industries in the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors. She has a Bachelor of Business Manager, a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance and Investment and a Masters in Social Investment and Philanthropy.
Grants Committee Co-Chair
With a career spanning over 20 years across international aid and research development, Michelle has extensive strategic grant making, writing, and management experience in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. She is currently the Manager, International Networks at the University of Western Australia.
New Horizons Chair
Katie brings a unique perspective to the financial planning profession, with over 20 years of personal investment experience, 15 years of those working specifically with women and financial literacy, Katie has also gained valuable insight as a business adviser for The Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
With a strong focus on strategic financial advice and planning, Katie is an effective communicator and influencer in the industry, and prides herself in helping her clients achieve their personal financial objectives.
A popular speaker at events relating to women and finance, Katie runs regular workshops and is widely published on matters relating to wealth and financial management.
Katie holds a Degree in Business (Finance), an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning, and is in the process of completing her CFP (Certified Financial Planner) Certification.
Operations & Finance Committee Chair
Gail has over 25 years’ experience working on large energy projects worldwide. Gail is a qualified accountant (ACCA) and has an extensive and diverse skillset including people management, driving business improvement initiatives, commercial and contracts management and systems implementations.
Gail is passionate about supporting, developing, mentoring and empowering women and girls to follow their own passions. As well as being a volunteer with 100 Women since 2018, Gail is actively involved in the Petroleum Club’s Next Generation program, mentoring of young professionals through Wise Professional Network and Petroleum Club and a member of the AOG Energy Diversity & Inclusion Committee.
Marketing Committee Chair
Trish has nearly 20 years’ experience in marketing and IT, having worked in business process improvement, web and app development, and digital marketing projects in Australia, UK, US and Canada. Currently a programme and project manager on a number of IT projects in the education, FinTech and the digital marketing space, Trish’s passion for innovation, digital transformation, customer journey, UX and women in technology brings an added dimension to the 100 Women leadership team. As Chair of the Marketing Committee, Trish looks forward to assisting 100 Women grow in size and impact, sharing her enthusiasm for women’s welfare, social responsibility and community involvement along the journey.
Trish holds a BCom in Accounting, an MBA, Grad Dip in Marketing, and Grad Dip in Software Programming.