International Women’s Day Networking Breakfast with Liesel Albrecht
Join us for this International Women’s Day Networking Breakfast where you will hear from Liesel Albrecht of The Retreat Specialists and Ultimate Girls Week Away, and network with the wonderful women of Kew and surrounds.
Liesel will be speaking on:
- How she built an international business with just $1200
- How she is disrupting the world of retreats with brand new models of how to do things
- How self-care is the cornerstone of running a business
- What running a business means in current times
- The importance of your values and ethics in every aspect of your business
Breakfast includes: hot breakfast, OJ & tea/coffee
Friday March 5th, 7:30am – 9:30am
Venue: Postmaster Hotel, 186 High Street, Kew
General public: $30/Kew trader paying special levy: Free
About The Speaker, Liesel Albrecht
Liesel Albrecht is more often than not known as The Retreat Queen, her vision is to create extraordinary experiences that give women (and sometimes men) from around the globe, permission to be themselves while learning about different cultures, connecting with inspiring female leaders, & providing a supportive community that celebrates everything that it means to be woman. Her core values focus on Culture, Inspiration and Awakening which means that every retreat is built with these in mind, every aspect is carefully crafted by her right down to fresh flowers and welcome gifts on arrival to special experiences popping up during the retreat.
Growing up in Melbourne and moving to rural Victoria at 21 drew her to run retreats as she saw that women in these areas had less scope to come together to express how they were feeling and to grow from their experiences. She also found that when this did happen that something very special happened and they connected, no matter who they were and where they had come from, and from this magical setting learning, sharing and inspiration was created.
As a social worker working with those families that people had given up on and running retreats on holidays and weekends both locally and overseas she became burnt out and after seeing Eat , Pray, Love written by Elizabeth Gilbert and starring Julia Roberts she took her two young sons of on a 3 month pilgrimage through Asia to clear her head of a violent marriage and a near fatal accident of her ex-husband, that, because of who she is she supported him through. She had also found herself in a string of unhealthy relationships and the time away allowed her to find herself again and step towards the women she is today. Coming home her life changed, she is now walking towards her big visions and lives and breathes them every day – now working with players in the motivational arena and ran her first Ultimate Girls Week Away with her hero Elizabeth Gilbert as her key note presenter.
Her company is now international with a team of 65 and she is disrupting that retreat world with new concepts and systems that will change the way retreats are marketed and
Dreams do come true – work hard and dream big and you will see them sitting there on the horizon getting closer and closer.