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36 Valerie Khoo Power Story Teller, Writer
Oct 05, 2015
Valerie Khoo is the founder and national director of the Australian Writers’ Centre, Australia’s leading centre for writing courses, a journalist, small business commentator and author of the best selling book “Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business”.
Over 25,000 students have learnt at the Australian Writers’ Centre and the centre has campuses in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth - as well as a huge online learning community enrolling from all over the world. The centre helps students get published, score book deals, change careers and improve their job prospects. It was a previous winner in the Telstra Business Awards and was named by Dell as one of the 10 most innovative small businesses in Australia.
Follow Valerie’s fascinating career path from gaining an economics and accounting degree, becoming a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse Coopers before transitioning into communications and focusing on corporate Public Relations and then following her true passion – journalism and writing. Valerie has been a successful women’s magazine editor and business owner. She also started her own fashion and homewares label, which is a social enterprise to benefit Cambodian orphanages.
This talented and community minded businesswoman shares her stories and tells us how the Australian Writers’ Centre now benefits all those who dream of becoming a journalist, a writer and author. Follow Valerie on Twitter @valeriekhoo
Valerie blogs at www.ValerieKhoo.com
Find out more about the Australian Writers’ Centre at www.WritersCentre.com.au