KERRY-ANN COROWA – PROJECT MANAGER & INDIGENOUS BUSINESS CONSULTANT
Diploma in Creative Arts (Songwriting)
Diploma in Business Management
TAE Certificate in Workplace Training and Assessor
- Program Management & Reporting, Acquittal of projects, programs and initiatives
- Service Delivery for Indigenous Communities
- Building / Maintaining Community Relationships
- Economic Development with a focus on workforce engagement and skilling solutions
- Management / Supervision of a Team
- Program Specific Data Collection & Reporting
- Document Management & Administration
- Preparing Funding Submissions & Acquittals
- Working in a Legislative / Policy Framework
- Tendering for Government Business
- Indigenous Business Consultant
Kerry-Ann Corowa is a proud Aboriginal and South Sea Islander woman belonging to the Bundjalung Nation of Northern New South Wales and Vanuatu’s Tanna Island. She currently lives in Hervey Bay.
Throughout Kerry-Ann’s career, she has demonstrated success in managing the implementation, reporting and acquittal of projects, programs and initiatives. Underpinning this, she enjoys working with a range of people and across diverse teams, and has a successful career history of building relationships with colleagues and community members to ensure the needs of the organisation and its stakeholders are met.
She works in the service delivery area in line with the changing needs of an organisation and its clients, through participation in strategic and operational reviews, engagement with community members and preparation of innovative programs and resources.
As a part of her present management role, Kerry-Ann has extensive experience in undertaking the delivery and monitoring of services to Indigenous communities and capacity for managing people, financial and physical resources.
She has extensive experience in the Indigenous Employment Sector with training outcomes for the Wide Bay Burnett’s Indigenous population. Much of the focus of her work at present is in this area. On the other hand, Kerry-Ann, having studied in the Creative Arts and is an accomplished singer and musician, is highly involve in and supports the performing arts.
Most Recent Achievements:
- Management of Indigenous Passport Initiative – Regional Development Australia Wide Bay Burnett
- Establishment and member of Advisory Committee for Murri Munchies Project
- Coordinated the Setting the Record Straight Indigenous Mining & Energy Sector Jobs & Skills Conference
- Coordinated the State-wide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ear Health Network Forum
- Project managed and developed a state-wide professional development program for Indigenous TAFE Queensland employees
- Developed a training program designed to improve parenting techniques within the Indigenous community in partnership with Queensland Health
- Guest speaker – International Women’s Day
- Guest speaker – University of Southern Queensland’s Indigenous Student Experience Day
- Guest speaker – Wide Bay Institute of TAFE annual staff development day