Kate is a founding Director of the Charity Broken to Brilliant, an Australian Not for Profit Charity where Domestic Violence Survivors Mentor other Survivors to re-establish successful lives. Kate's professional background includes working in healthcare, public health and management. She is an international bestselling author and recipient of the prestigious Quilly Award. As a mother and domestic violence survivor, her mission is to create a new chapter in the lives of domestic violence survivors. In 2016 the Charity launched the book, Broken to Brilliant; a handbook for survivors and includes heartfelt stories from ten women who have rebuilt their lives after domestic violence. The charity is working on a pay it forward model and is planning to open success centres to mentor women to become financially independent. The aim for the centres is to provide education, training, career guidance and to operate a microenterprise support program that provides business development mentoring.