Managing Director, Gilimbaa
It is sheer joy to be named a Rare Birds ambassador and have the opportunity to shine a light and shine it bright for female entrepreneurs who are shaping and inspiring communities from Papunya to Pitt Street.
As Co Founder and Managing Director of award winning Indigenous creative agency Gilimbaa, Amanda Lear has spent the last decade working across the country with communities to drive social change through Gilimbaa’s passion for community and human rights focused creative strategy. Gilimbaa has accomplished nationwide and international recognition for their work and front line impact on areas ranging from Youth Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Reconciliation and Child Safety. After being announced as the 2013 Telstra Business Woman of the Year, Amanda has become a champion of diversity and inclusion, regularly speaking on gender equity, human rights driven creative practice and her passion for small business and its role in shaping the nation. Amanda is leading Gilimbaa's next exciting venture as they launch their Not for Profit arm of the company - The Gilimbaa Foundation, that aims to grow and support Indigenous representation in the creative and arts industries.