Ruth McGowan supports leaders to manage through this crisis and plan for a post-pandemic recovery.
Ruths clients include local councils, state governments, organisations, and non-profits. She supports new and emerging leaders to manage the challenges and pressures of striving for exceptional leadership.
Looking for an inspiring speaker who keeps it real and your audience engaged? Through her extensive experience, authentic stories and meticulous research, Ruth connects as a memorable presenter.
Take your training to another level. Transform your virtual meetings, deliver a winning campaign, and build Political Intelligence. Ruth is an experienced provider of exceptional training.
Ruth supports council leaders to be influential and reach their full potential. For when you need someone wise, who ‘gets it’, and has got your back.
Consultant. Speaker. Trainer. Coach.
Ruth McGowan OAM provides expert consulting advice on leadership, gender equality, political intelligence, and political campaigning. As a former Mayor, she helped lead her community through the 2009 Black Saturday bushfire disaster. Ruth’s leadership and volunteer contribution were honoured with a National Emergency Medal and an Order of Australia Medal.
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Tired of waiting for politicians to act? Become one!
Inspired by the call to activists to Don’t Get Mad – Get Elected, Ruth wrote Australia’s first national campaign guide in 2019. Get Elected, a step-by-step campaign guide to winning public office encourages women and diverse candidates to stand for politics at a local, state, and federal level. Aimed at independent candidates, Get Elected equips aspiring candidates, and their supporters, to plan a successful political campaign.
This practical guide draws on the successful Independent for Indi campaigns which Ruth helped coordinate, that saw Cathy McGowan elected to Federal Parliament in 2013 and 2016.