Tradeswomen Australia Staff

Meet our staff

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CEO

Janet Cribbes

CEO

Janet Cribbes brings extensive leadership and community service experience. She is an an active Board member to St Kilda Community Housing and a Chairperson for Wellsprings for Women Inc,

Janet has been a local councillor and was the Mayor of Port Phillip Council from 2004-2008. Janet has a Bachelor of Social Work and Social Sciences.

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Dr Tanya Paterson

Workplace Diversity Officer (Tasmania)

Tanya has worked in the gender equity arena for many years across Australia, including TAFE NSW Women’s unit, NSW State Rail, Victoria University and the Department of Education and Training. She has a doctorate in Organisational Behaviour and is the author of Women in Vocational Education and Training.

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Fearghus Stewart

Apprentice Engagement Officer

Fearghus has worked in both commercial and NFP organisations and is currently completing a Bachelor of Business/Commerce from Deakin University.  A key experience for Fearghus was working with Jesuit Social Services in their Corporate Diversity Partnerships Program and seeing so many talented and experienced people being passed over because of negative societal and cultural biases.

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Cai Balara

Executive Assistant

Cai has extensive experience in administration, customer service, supply chain and account management and is also a small business owner.

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Alison Manton

Communications & Marketing Officer

Alison is an experienced and formally qualified marketing practitioner with a background in sales, media and publishing.

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Madeline Wells

Apprenticeship Engagement Officer  Madeline has experience in education, the arts, campaigning, organising, caring for country and advocacy. She is a qualified teachers aide, and is

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Yasara Dissanayake

Workplace Diversity Officer
Experienced in Human Resources and Clinical Mental Health, completing Master of Human Resource Management and undergraduate degree majoring in Psychology, Yasara is passionate about fostering and strengthening diversity initiatives to open doors for women and minorities working in male dominated industries.

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CHELSEA BRYANS
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Chelsea Bryans

Workplace Diversity Officer
Experienced in Work Health and Safety, Human Resource Administration, as well as completing a BA in Politics, International Relations and Islamic studies along with a post-graduate in Human Resource Management, Chelsea is passionate about shifting the workplace culture to better facilitate diversity and equal opportunity for women.

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Sarah Curley

Program Manager

With 10 years of construction and related trades experience, and a double degree in Construction Management and Design (Architecture), Sarah Curley has enjoyed success on large multi-million dollar to small commercial projects working in Project Management, Estimating and Contracts Administration.

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