Title: General manager, North West
Business: Not-for-profit organisation for indigenous youth
Total employees: n/a
Reporting directly: n/a
Fiona White-Hartig says her most significant business achievements are the development and implementation of the successful Roebourne Girls’ Group and On My Way.
Both programs are designed to increase school attendance and the participation in further education, build self-esteem and encourage healthy and safe lifestyles without the use of drugs and alcohol.
• Working for not-for-profits has enabled Ms White-Hartig to be guided by her conscience and treat the kids as family.
• Honesty – never lie to the kids or create a false perception about the world.
Ms White-Hartig holds a BA in politics philosophy and sociology.
She is the secretary of Make a Wish Foundation and committee member of many local groups and networks.
“Persistence and maintaining the passion and the drive for what you are trying to achieve.”