Tania de Jong AM is an inspirational speaker, singer, business woman and social entrepreneur who has founded a number of successful businesses (Creative Universe, leading innovation conference Creative Innovation Global, Inspiring Minds leadership programs, MTA Entertainment & Events and acclaimed singing group Pot-Pourri), started two charities (Creativity Australia and the With One Voice program and The Song Room) and has the voice of an angel.
Tania performs, speaks and presents leadership workshops around the world. More about Tania
Tania recently presented a keynote as part of The European Business Forum, which is the premier event for business leaders in Europe. It brought together the continent’s top business people with the world’s leading management gurus in “the Davos of business thinking”.
The forum was hosted by Thinkers50, the world’s leading network of business thinkers, and located in Odense, Denmark. Tania spoke alongside Roger Martin, Johanna Mair, Jimmy Maymann-Holler, Don Tapscott, Casper von Koskull and many more.
“It was a fantastic experience to hear Tania’s speech at Thinkers 50 in Odense in 2018. Tania really made it crystal clear to all of us what “purpose” means and how important it is if you want to make a difference. Very impressive.”
“Tania brings her own special magic to an event. She combines valuable insights with a fantastic singing voice – a truly unique experience. She electrified the 2018 European Business Forum.” Thinkers 50
In a hat-trick of a week, Tania de Jong AM has this week walked away with three prestigious accolades, being named one of the Top 100 Women of Influencce by the Australian Financial Review; number 33 of the Top 100 Most Influential Australian Entrepreneurs by Richtopia; and a finalist for Social Entrepreneur of the Year by Third Sector Awards.
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