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Co-founder and Directer of Brand and People at Thankyou
Categories: Branding & Marketing, Business Speakers, Change Management, Communication, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Inspirational, Interesting Ideas, Leadership, Social Media, Women in Business
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Justine is co-founder and Director of Brand and People at Thankyou, a social enterprise that exists to fund life-changing water, food and hygiene and sanitation projects.
Thankyou’s products are now ranged in over 4000 outlets. To date the organisation has given over $3.7 million to projects across 16 different countries, and has funded safe water access for 192,367 people, health and hygiene training for 302,814 people and 19.1 million days’ worth of short-term food aid plus funding for long term sustainable projects that have impacted 89,751 people.
Justine is passionate about establishing positive workplace cultures and driving effective marketing and communications activities to engage communities to contribute to social change. She brings great wisdom and insight to room and shares lessons learnt along Thankyou’s journey.
In October 2014, Justine was named a finalist in the Telstra Women’s Business Awards in recognition of her efforts in establishing Thankyou Group.
Justine’s hard work in establishing the company’s people and culture environment was recognized at the 2015 Food Magazine awards where Thankyou took home Employer of the Year.
Justine is passionate about a lot of things, but in particular she has a passion for people and business. With incredible ideas, never-ending creativity and the ability to empower others to reach their full potential, Justine is pretty much always on the go and her motivation for excellence is an inspiration to the team.
With a Bachelor of Business Management (majoring in HR and Marketing), Justine’s got incredible theoretical and practical knowledge of business, branding, marketing and HR that keeps driving Thankyou forward.
- Thankyou Group
- Social Enterprise
- Making a difference
- Social Enterprise of the Year - Thankyou Water was awarded Social Enterprise of the Year - by Social Traders
- Justine was a VIC Finalist for the Business Innovation Award 2014 -Telstra Business Women's Awards
- Justine was a VIC Finalist Young Business Women's Award 2014 - Telstra Business Women's Awards
- Advocate for women’s impact and stories about helping end global poverty
- Something Needs to Change - TEDx 2013