Innovating against odds. How Kate Dillon bought together 20 makers mid-pandemic to save her business
Kate Dillon is the Founder and Creative Director of She Lion, a luxury handbag brand.
Purposefully designed to organise and diversify women on the go, the She Lion range embodies the attributes that Kate believes are key to success – fierce elegance, premium practicality, and bold ambition.
Kate is a true innovator at heart, joining us on the podcast to discuss her personal journey in the design industry and her mission to empower others. We explore:
- How she worked with 22 Australian businesses to create a new, 100% Australian made product during the height of Covid
- The future of Australian manufacturing and sustainable fashion, and the power of collaboration in the Support Local campaign
- Her experience in the design industry, and how she went from corporate lawyer to handbag innovator with her motto “just do it!”
Kate has over 11 years’ experience as a corporate lawyer and currently practices as a National Transformation Lawyer at Gilbert + Tobin. Balancing her corporate career with her growing company, Kate is also mum to 2 children and is a true representation of the fierce, determined brand she promotes. With a passion for design, transformation and innovation, Kate is a keen advocate for supporting local business and making a difference in the lives of others.
She Lion Website: www.shelion.com.au
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