20 July 2024

Got a business or entrepreneurial idea you’ve always wanted to bring to life? The AccelerateHER workshop is here to help.

Over the course of the day, you’ll get to dive right in and put pen to paper – in the area (or areas!) you need the most support. Our experienced facilitators will point you in the right direction with practical tools and support.

Turn your passion into your profession!



Saturday, 20th July
10.00am – 5.00pm


Geelong Arts Centre
81 Ryrie Street, Geelong

Workshop host

Linda Wong | the Managing Director at Runway

Linda is also the Founder/Director/Chair of a charity called Hands of Change, Company Secretary of CLAW Enterprises, a committee member of Regional Development Australia (Grampians) and a Trust member at Geelong Arts Centre. In her final year of completing her PhD studies at Deakin University, she continues to facilitate learning for youth through to adults using experiential learning techniques.

Linda Wong

Workshop host

Chris Ardrey | Director at Runway

Chris has broad industry experience that spans several sectors, including agriculture, international logistics, telecommunications, retail, and manufacturing. The combination of industry experience, tier 1 consulting firm expertise and business ownership has developed him into a strategic thinker. As a business owner in both the consulting, manufacturing, and not-for-profit sectors, he understands the components that are required to work together for a business to succeed.

Chris Ardrey

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