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Wisdom & Wine Wednesdays

17 November, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Wisdom & Wine Wednesdays
4 inspirational women share their stories of finding their passion, business ownership & growth

We introduce to you our ‘Wisdom & Wine Wednesdays’ event series.

This is a panel style discussion with 4 inspirational women talking about their journey, how they discovered their passion, the obstacles they had to face and the successes they have celebrated.

This is a fantastic opportunity to understand the lives and paths of women from very different walks of life. We learn from their stories and journey, whilst connecting with other like-minded women.

About The Event

Arna Jade, Soto Coworking Space Co-Founder will interview our panel of 4 speakers and deep dive into various aspects of their journey to starting, running and growing their businesses. We journey through the personal struggles, the big wins and the advice they have to give to other women on their own business journey.

5:30pm Event Start, Registration & Mingle

6:00pm Panel Interviews

7:00pm Question & Answer + Networking

7:30pm Event Close


This is a great opportunity to meet other female business owners and potentially find a great collaboration in the making.


Well, we can’t forget the most important part – the wine! Our wine partner is Clandestine Vineyards + Break Free Natural Wines. We will have a selection of wine for you to enjoy that is natural & minimal intervention. Served alongside our delicious wine list will be a selection of charcuterie and cheeses (there will be GF, vegan & vegetarian options).


Jess Pinili – Empowerment Coach

Jess is a Female Empowerment Coach connecting with women all over the globe to help them reconnect with themselves. Providing coaching, resources and guidance for busy women to overcome self-sabotage, heal their relationships and find purpose in their life. Host of The Jessica Pinili Podcast and Founder of Woman Up Monthly Membership.

Trudy Rowles-Stacy, Founder – Break Free Natural Wines

Trudy is the Founder of Break Free Wines and Co-Founder of Clandestine Vineyards and took her first step into business ownership at age 56. Trudy is a passionate advocate for helping women find their passion and pursuing it no matter what their age.

Jessica Bailey, Founder – Black & Bold

Jessica Bailey is an African Australian digital media creative. Jess has a strong creative spirit and desire to do her best, and help other Africans do their best, to make the best contributions they can to their adopted nation. Her experiences have fuelled her vision to reframe her life here in Australia and to influence and lead others like her to empower themselves and achieve their potential.

Kirsty Waddingham, Founder – Believe The Label

Kirsty spent many years working in the Oil & Gas industry earning over $250,000 a year. Disillusioned by simply working for a paycheck – she took a massive leap of faith and fulfilled her dream of owning her own fashion brand. With a brand new baby in tow, Kirsty has completely overhauled her life to build a business that becomes a legacy for herself and her family.


17 November, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Soto Group
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Soto Coworking & Community Hub
612 Beaufort Street, Suite 103
Mount Lawley, WA 6050 Australia

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