Kaylene Langford started her career at 17 as an outdoor camp counsellor running retreats for foster children. At 23, she set up volunteer programs in a local high school to support at-risk young people.
Today, she runs a unique business incubator, magazine, online course, and professional development and mentoring program tailored and designed specifically to support young people daring enough to take the leap and start a business.
Kaylene is a young entrepreneur, passionate coach and dedicated mentor, genuinely committed to bringing together young, motivated individuals and connecting them with industry experts, funding opportunities, development programs and mentors. By acting as a conduit between opportunities and outcomes, Kaylene is determined to support and champion a new generation of Australian entrepreneurs and business owners.
Working with young people to help them realise their potential and exceed their own expectations is a fulfilling and rewarding cause to pursue, and one that Kaylene takes seriously. Today’s youth face unique challenges, and with over seven years’ experience developing and delivering youth programs, driving initiatives to support youth development, and mentoring young people, Kaylene eagerly offers empowerment, encouragement and support to those with initiative and passion.
With an impressive and extensive professional network and industry knowledge born of experience and diligence, Kaylene is proud to offer her business as a platform to connect creative, innovative proteges with organisations and opportunities that are capable of turning business ideas into reality.
Kaylene was a finalist in the 2015 Telstra Queensland Business Women's Awards.