Our mission

Ballarat Business Women provide opportunities for networking with like-minded women; educating and empowering women to achieve both professionally and personally.

We will address issues that are important to us, enabling equality for women in all aspects of life.

Ballarat Business Women is open to all women who own or work in a business in the Ballarat region.

Meet our board…

Ballarat Business Women is managed and operated by an all-volunteer board of local business owners and professional women.

If you have any comments, feedback or questions for the board, please feel free to contact us.


Margi Cousins ~ Chair

Occupation: Business Consultant at MAS National
Interests: My family, knitting, quilting and various crafts, healthy cooking and keeping fit walking with my Westie
E-mail Margi

Simone Anderson ~ Treasurer

Occupation: Centre Manager – Ballarat Business Centre
Interests: Exercise classes, shopping, walking, coffee & cake with friends, interior decorating, spending time with my family
E-mail Simone

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Dannielle James ~ Co-Secretary

Occupation: Owner and Managing Director of Pipe Pro Drilling
Interests: Travelling, spending time with my husband and our two little girls, fishing, shopping and exercising
Email Dannielle

Bec Ware ~ Co-Secretary

Occupation: VET Marketing & Sales Officer FedUni TAFE
Email Bec


Wendy Winzar ~ Board Member

Occupation: NEIS Co-ordinator for PeoplePlus
Interests: Travelling, spending time with family, enjoying the delights of being a grandma, gardening
E-mail Wendy

Nicole BaylyBoard Member

Occupation: Apprentice / Trainee Consultant with Westvic Staffing Solutions
Interests: Cooking, markets, vintage shopping, spending time with my girlfriends and their kids, and keeping fit at F45 Training
Email Nicole

Heather Carr Board Member

Occupation: ANZ Home & Investment Lending Manager
Interests: Real estate, tennis, taekwondo, junior sport development & volunteering, fitness
Email Heather

Tiffany WhartonBoard Member

Occupation: Owner/Administration of Black Iron Technology Group
Interests: Travelling, cooking, reading and spending time with friends and family.
Email Tiffany

Meet our corporate members…