The Empowerment Challenge


Special Guest Toula Vogdanos

Event Details

Date: Sunday February 20th

Time: 12.30pm to 4.30pm

Where: Ocean Grove Surf Lifesaving Club,  
28 Surf Beach Rd (Main Beach) Ocean Grove

Cost: $65 per person | $520 per table of 8
(early bird price til July 11)

Tickets sale close Wednesday 21st July.
Ages: 16 years +

An awesome fund-raising afternoon including High Tea, live music, dancing,  bubbles and fun. Help us continue our quest to support younger mums in the Geelong region.

Food includes a selection of sandwiches, warm delicacies & decadent desserts. (Please email us any dietary requirements)

Drinks are available at bar prices. Unlimited coffee/tea are supplied.

A mini fashion parade by Toula from Style Identity/Intimo will be presented – 10% of all sale profits will go to The Empowerment Challenge from the fashion show. There will be six models gracing the catwalk, two from The Empowerment Challenge board.

Raffles on the day.

Toula Vogdanos – Style Identity

With over 25 years experience in the fashion industry, Toula Vogdanos has a wealth of knowledge and experience in personal styling for all ages, body shapes and personalities. Passionate about helping others embrace their own ‘style identity’, and with a nurturing and inclusive approach that has her clients inspired and empowered, Toula is a leading light in Melbourne’s personal styling scene.

“The way we look and feel has the power to positively impact on so many aspects of our lives – bringing out the best in each individual is the driving force behind what I do, and why I do it”.

Style Identity provides Melbourne personal shopping sessions, wardrobe make-overs and specialist styling consultations that will transform the way you think about clothes, yourself, and shopping.

Along side her styling business she has 2 extensions to help clients with a one stop shop approach. She is an Intimo bra fit specialist that allows women to update their underwear draw and has a bespoke suit line that gives people suits to fit and flatter.

Bre Pinkerton (local singer/musician)

Bre is 16 years old, both her parents are very musically minded, introducing Bre to a range of music and instruments from a young age. As Bre has grown, she has developed her own keen sense of style and enjoys the constant exploration of new elements of the music world.

Bre is currently in year 11 and hopes to one day be a paediatric nurse.


To get a venture like The Empowerment Challenge off the ground we have needed a lot of support, the following businesses have generously donated their time, expertise and/or money.