National Reconciliation Week is a time to take a moment to celebrate and build on the respectful relationships shared by Indigenous people and the wider community.
Get ready for an incredible line up because we sure have one in store …
D Deputy Executive Director at Ngarrimili and a co-founder of Soul Sister Co Bek Lasky, one of Ngarrimili’s founders and co-founder of Bad Apples Music, Coco Eke, and Yolanda Finette an amazing Holistic Coaching + Consultancy are joining us for a special Business Chicks LinkedIn live panel.
You’ll hear from incredible Indigenous business owners and allies working in strengthening the relationship in the community as they discuss everything from supporting and celebrating First Nations businesses to representation to reflecting on moving forward, together.
We’re partnered with Ngarrimili to bring this beautiful event to the community. Ngarrimili is a non-profit charity that provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses, creatives and entrepreneurs with support to establish and grow your business. If you’d love to donate to this amazing organisation, you can learn more here.
Free for everyone, we hope to see you online!
Meet the panel
Bek is a proud Wakaya woman living on Larrakia Country in Darwin. Bek is the Deputy Executive Officer at Ngarrimili and Co-founder of Soul Sister Co. Her passion for learning about the business world was sparked from watching her role models develop successful businesses and from her participation in Indigenous youth leadership camps. Bek started working for Ngarrimili in a casual position in 2020 and has since evolved into working full-time as the Deputy Executive Officer. Bek is also a part of Ngarrimili’s Youth Talent Pipeline.
Coco has co-founded and managed multiple entities in Bad Apples Music, Barpirdhila Foundation, Ngarrimili and Strong Brother Strong Sister, alongside having operational roles within the arts, sporting, and community sectors with a focus on governance and revenue generation. Coco has vast experience in the music and arts sectors as an Artist Manager for Birdz, A.B. Original and Philly, producer of shows, tours and events, and sponsorship for major events such as Barunga Festival. Prior to the arts, Coco developed social engagement strategies in both the corporate and community sectors including the AFL. With a keen passion for the advancement of women in music, Coco is also a director of MusicNT and is determined to contribute to a positive sector in the Northern Territory.
Yolanda Finette is a proud Aboriginal (Yorta Yorta), African American and Greek Woman, who is passionate about facilitating a shift that supports Black, Indigenous & People of colour to open up to their power, purpose and potential. Yolanda is a holistic life coach, consultant and facilitator.