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Join The Next Collective at the beautiful Bondi Icebergs Club for an evening of conversation, a glass of wine and a gathering of like-minded mamas! We have brought together a dynamic panel of women for personal storytelling and discussion around embracing motherhood and shaping your career journey. 

Meet Our Speakers


Georgie Abay


The Grace Tales

Georgie stepped away from a career in fashion magazines (She was the Australian VOGUE deputy editor) to launch The Grace Tales in 2013. 


The inspiration for The Grace Tales came when Georgie was pregnant with her first child and realised the gap in the market for a lifestyle destination for mothers, providing glossy magazine-style imagery and inspiring content. A central hub delivering style and substance for women at every stage of her motherhood journey all over the world. Featuring interviews with famous and everyday mothers, honest conversations, expert opinion and a mix of aspirational and relatable content. With that, The Grace Tales was born.


Lucy Hosken

Entrepreneur &

Brand Strategist

After 10 years in the Publishing industry, Lucy launched cult brand NEARLY NUDE, the seamless underwear brand for women of all shapes and sizes.


After many years successfully running and eventually selling that business, Lucy now is the Director of LH Consulting, a business, branding, digital, creative and marketing consulting agency. She works with all sizes businesses from start up to global. She advises leading Australian and global companies on strategic direction, brand positioning, business and marketing. She also advises on start up assessment and commerciality of concept. Lucy is also a shareholder in various businesses that she works across daily. 


Carlii Lyon

Personal Branding


For the past 15 years, she has been shaping the personal brands of remarkable individuals from across the globe. Including a world-leading supermodel (Miranda Kerr), New York Times bestselling authors, inventors, musicians, and even a British celebrity foot reader!


Today Carlii speaks about personal branding to the teams of iconic brands internationally and is helping everyday individuals master the art of putting themselves out there.


Eri Stewart

Founder & CEO

Hardtofind & Juuni

Eri spent 10 years' working in women's lifestyle magazines, including Elle, Harper's Bazaar and Vogue Entertaining & Travel. She more recently has been putting her entrepreneurial skills to work with her two businesses.


With Hardtofind, Eri Identified a gap in the market for a shopping site where you could find only the best quality, most unique items.

Eri's latest venture - Juuni  -is an organic tampon and pad subscription service that aims to disrupt the feminine hygiene category with its innovative business model. 

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