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ModelCo Women of Influence

10th December, 2014


I’m always busy and on the go with my job but I’m also the first to admit that it also gives me the opportunity to enjoy some pretty amazing experiences sometimes. One such amazing experience was recently hanging out on an island with some truly wonderful and inspirational women. I was lucky enough to be invited to the Women of Influence event organised by Shelley Barrett, the founder and CEO of ModelCo. The event took place at the One & Only resort on Hayman Island (a truly spectacular resort, but that’s a post for another time!) which provided a picturesque backdrop for a few days of female bonding.

Shelley gathered together a great group of women that included Erika Heynatz, Anna Heinrich, Sally Obermeeder, Tash Oakley and Melissa Hoyer. I’ve known some of these women for years and while we sometimes run into each other at various events, it was nice to actually spend some proper down time together. We spent the three days relaxing on a boat cruise, trading stories over lunches and dinners and enjoying a cocktail or two. (I wish more work days involved lounging by a pool!). It was also lovely to be able to have Luke and Sophia there to enjoy the experience with. One thing is for sure, I left the event truly inspired.

Hanging out with Shelley Barrett

Hanging out with Shelley Barrett


Trying to get everyone together for a group shot…


And we finally got it!

So, tell me. Who are some of the women that inspire you and why?

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  • Reply OT 10th December, 2014 at 9:13 pm

    Hi Kate, I love your outfit! Can you please tell what brand skirt you are wearing on the photos? Thanks!

    • Reply Kate Waterhouse 18th December, 2014 at 9:24 am

      Thanks Olga. it’s Dion Lee xx

  • Reply Sarah @ Licorice & Olives 13th December, 2014 at 7:51 am

    Hi Kate, I agree with OT, love that skirt! Sarah

  • Reply Emily Moore 15th December, 2014 at 12:20 am

    I really love your outfit! simple but gorgeous x

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