BOYUP BROOK, WA, AUSTRALIA, May 6, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Catherine A.F. Marriott, the Managing Director of Influential Women, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in agriculture.
Ms. Marriott is passionate about agriculture and the people that work in this amazingly diverse and progressive sector. She has worked across the Asia Pacific as a technical consultant for the last 10 years in the beef and sheep industries. As the winner of the WA 2012 RIRDC Rural Women's Award and the National Runner-Up, Catherine recognises the importance of building relationships between farmers and consumers for both sides benefit. As a result of the award, Ms. Marriott founded and is Managing Director of the company Influential Women Pty Ltd.
"Influential Women" works to create conversations that connect urban and rural communities by building the confidence and skills of women, enabling them to have engaging conversations that build trust in our food system and get feedback from consumers. "We provide leadership and communication training with interactive and experiential workshops that are empowering and engaging for participants, enabling them to be the change they want to see in their businesses, industry's and communities."
Ms. Marriott has specialist skills in agricultural communication and leadership facilitation and is passionate about sharing her knowledge with others. Nothing gives her greater pleasure than seeing someone else reach their potential and have the confidence to live their dreams.
"We have such an amazing opportunity to be a part of the food conversation, people are really interested in where their food comes from. We need to be aware of the language that we use" says Ms. Marriott.
Catherine has great passion for her work believes this is why she is so successful. She became involved in empowering rural communities as she grew up on a farm and has always had an interest in agriculture and its most precious resource, it's people. She pursued a career in the field after earning a Bachelor of Rural Science from the University of New England in 2003 and followed this by completing the 17 month Australian Rural Leadership Program in 2010.
Ms Marriott is also a professional MC and speaker specialising in change, leadership and in inspiring others.
For more information, visit www.influentialwomen.com.au
About Worldwide Who's Who
With over 500,000 members representing every major industry, Worldwide Who's Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Worldwide Who's Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies, making them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services.
Worldwide Who's Who membership provides individuals with a valuable third-party endorsement of their accomplishments, and gives them the tools needed to brand themselves and their businesses effectively. In addition to publishing biographies in print and electronic form, it offers an online networking platform where members can establish new professional relationships.
For more information, please visit http://www.worldwidewhoswho.com
Director, Media Relations