Mandy Richards

Mandy Richards

Founder and CEO of Global Sisters
Coached finalist: 
South Asia & Oceania

Mandy is a social entrepreneur fiercely passionate about human rights, animal welfare, eradicating poverty and empowering women and established Global Sisters in 2013. Mandy’ s diverse career path over the past 20 years has spanned the commercial and not-for-profit sectors where she has worked internationally on government business incubation programs in Botswana and New Zealand, as well as high profile charities including the Hamlin Fistula Hospitals in Ethiopia and locally as National Marketing Manager for the RSPCA.

Mandy established the ACT Social Enterprise Hub while working at Social Ventures Australia and was Director for Place Based Philanthropy with the Sydney Community Foundation. Following securing the highest investment on Channel 7’s Dragons Den, Mandy launched a $3.5 million startup and has commercialised an invention internationally.

Mandy is a Director of Regional Opportunities Australia and has completed a Master of Human Rights Law.