Social Innovator l Entrepreneur l Culturally Intelligent Strategy l Diversity & Inclusion l Speaker l Board Leadership
Cara Peek is a Yawuru/Bunuba woman from the Kimberley in northern Western Australia. A lawyer by profession, having worked primarily in the Australian Native Title Law sector, Cara now focuses her skills as a social innovator and entrepreneur as co-founder and executive director of Yum Yum & Delicious Pty Ltd; Peek Consulting; and founder and Executive Chairperson of Saltwater Country Inc. She has worked with First Nations people in Australia, Canada and the USA, specializing in stakeholder liaison and engagement, relationship management, corporate social responsibility, program development, project management and economic independence.
Cara’s collaborative project vision and direct management experience places her well to lead ground breaking initiatives from ground zero into a sustainable future. Her creativity coupled with her corporate and community relations experience ensure all initiatives she leads or consults on are managed in line with key multifaceted objectives focusing of positive and measurable economic & social outcomes.
Cara understands the significance of a safe and mutually respectful working culture and the importance of working with the community and leveraging competing agendas to achieve mutually beneficial goals. She creates innovative, collaborative and culturally intelligent organisations and initiatives delivering long lasting self-determined positive change through her circles of influence.