Yvette Adams is a multi-award winning business woman who has started six businesses, has sold two, acquired one, and still owns three - a digital marketing agency specialising in social media; a digital skills training organisation, and - an online portal which helps people find business awards to enter.
From 2019 to 2021 she was also one of 10 official Community Trainers for Facebook Australia & NZ passing globally recognised exams to demonstrate advanced-level proficiency in the Meta (formerly Facebook) family of products.
In April 2022 she suffered a series of strokes, heart surgery and COVID within 3 months which saw her transition to passive ownership of the companies, freeing her up for her health recovery and passions namely keynote speaking, writing, property investing, travelling, being a Mum to teens, and anything to do with the ocean.
She is passionate about supporting youth, education, technology and female leadership and is a twice published author. Originally from New Zealand, she spent most of her 20s travelling the world, interspersed with a career as a journalist before settling on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland in 2004.