Founding Director and CEO, Financially Empowered
Grace Mugabe (CPA) is an experienced management accountant who is passionate about the economic empowerment of women. Following her recent tenure as a Senior Site Accountant at Rio Tinto, she developed a boutique consultancy with the aim of providing financial literacy services. Her consultancy continues to attract government, private industry and community clients.
Across all her professional commitments, she seeks to promote better practice of financial management to inform strategic decision making.
Grace sits on the board of Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Centre where she is Chairperson of the Audit and Finance Committee. In addition, she serves as the Treasurer on the Advisory Board of 100 Women, a philanthropic giving circle which enables everyday people to be involved in creating a world where all women & girls can live safely with access to health, education and economic freedom.
In 2015, Grace was a finalist in the Volunteer of the Year Awards (Belmont Enterprise Centre Awards) and was awarded an Australian Government scholarship to undertake the highly regarded Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) course.
Grace has been nominated for the 2016 Nifnex 100 Influential Awards. These awards are to honour the business owners and leaders in the Perth community who use their influence, time, skill set and contacts for the greater good of the community. She is an alumni of the LEAP Leadership Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).