IS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION AND REGISTERED CHARITY FOUNDED TO UNITE CENTRAL COAST WOMEN OF ALL AGES AND BACKGROUNDS.
We inspire and build our fellow women’s confidence to chase and achieve great things in their community and personal lives.
Not only do we want women, youth, disadvantaged and Indigenous people to have improved, positive relationships with each other but we offer a variety of opportunities for them to build these. Founded in 2016 and run by a committee of committed individuals SHE STORY hosts events that celebrate, empower and support other local women and their stories.
When women support women, incredible things happen.
Having clocked up over 16 years at Star 104.5 as the Brand and Promotions Director, Cassie Grentell loves chatting campaigns over champagnes and is also is the President of She Story. Not one for sitting still she is a pocket rocket recognised for her promotions and events several times at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards and by Rotary for raising money and awareness for Coast Shelter. Also a devoted mum and wife Cassie prides herself on the careers of the young women she has mentored over the years through her work. With a degree in TV production and a knack for ‘arts and crafts’ Cassie’s passionate about leading the committee to deliver events and projects that inspire, empower and celebrate every woman’s story.
Resident free spirit Dallas Vice President of She Story. Graduating DUX of Central Coast Grammar and with a Bachelor of Media from Macquarie University she joins the committee as the voice of a generation who are not only considerate but also intelligent and driven. Keen to try new things Dallas is eager to encourage her sisterhood to stand up for who they are, what they believe in and for what they believe is right. Diving head long into a career in media Dallas began working at Star 104.5 in 2017 whilst completing her studies and has since achieved success as the Events and Promotions Manager responsible for the management of talent appearances for station events including Wendy Matthews at the 2018 Central Coast Carols. She’s also an avid diver with a passion for spending hours exploring our ocean floors.
Kristina grew up on the Coast, has a bachelor in Sports Business and is the Commercial Manager for The Entertainment Grounds (home of Gosford Race Club), which she aligns with her role as Secretary / Treasurer for She Story. Growing up, Kristina competed on the national and international BMX circuit, it is here she first witnessed the challenges and inequalities women face in sport. As she has progressed in her career, she has faced similar challenges in the workplace, however strongly believes that with hard work and determination comes success. When she's not trackside, Kristina enjoys a lazy brunch, getting stuck into home renos and adding stamps to her passport (with New York a 3-time favourite!). Kristina wants to inspire young women and encourage them to pursue their dreams, "nothing is impossible if you simply believe in yourself".
Jacqui has used her Communications Bachelor in commercial and not for profit organisations roles across the Central Coast. Passionalte about bold lipstick, storytelling, and giving back has led her to launch a personal voice of Motherhood blog. Since becoming a Mum to three beautiful boys she recognized that while it’s the most rewarding of roles, it also has the power to shake up, shift and diffuse all aspects of our pre motherhood life and selves, and it can take a long time, and a lot of courage to blend the new woman with the old. Jacqui joins She Story this year to help others find their voice.
Loren Walsh is a Wedding and Events Coordinator for the Merewether Surfhouse. After graduating with a Bachelor of Communications and working in Public Relations, she joined Star 104.5 in 2016 and her talent was quickly recognised as a nominates for an ACRA (Australian Commercial Radio Awards. Nurturing a passion for events, Loren's role in Wedding and Events takes her closer to home but allows her to work with Central Coast locals. An avid F45 go-er, she lives a healthy lifestyle and has a passion for exploring new places, her favourites being Greece, somewhere she can lose herself in history and Paris, for its beauty and way of life. As a firm believer in treating others the way you would like to be treated, Loren is passionate about celebrating and supporting women, spreading kindness and making a difference in the world. Her commitment to these values is evident in the way she conducts herself every day, leading by example and inspiring those around her.
Kristie might worship caffeine but she also worships the logo on the cup! Our expert in design Kristie has been part of the graphic and print industry for over 22 years and now is the proud, hard working director of her own business, Covet Creative. Residing on the Coast for the past 15 years, she loves the mental escape that a gym session provides.
Her love of her two girls and the power of positive thinking attracted her to She Story and what it offers to women.
Kristie has a passion for helping businesses achieve their vision and is keen to offer She Story her creative vision for women in business and motherhood on the Coast.
Young, studying and with a love for travel, Ally joins She Story with a hope to offer the voice of youth, education and a desire for a better world for females.
Whilst studying a degree in media and communications, Ally has supported herself working in the media and events industry on the Central Coast. Her role at Star 104.5 has introduced her to She Story and what it does to help the local community and highlight womens' causes. Meanwhile Ally is a force on the field with a love of team sports, in particular rugby union and touch football.