The Empowerment Challenge


Shannon Graham

Co-founder & Chairperson

With a positive can-do attitude and the belief that with a huge vision and hard work anything is possible, Shannon is excited about helping thousands of younger mums find their power within.

Michelle Polidano

Co-founder & Secretary

Becoming a mum at 16 years old was not something Michelle had planned. Michelle has lived the ups and downs of being a young mum, losing friends, being judged and facing many barriers.

Donna Kennedy

Co-founder & Board member

Meeting other passionate woman has been such a gift and I know together we will be able to change the lives of thousands of people through The Empowerment Challenge.

Megan McKnight

Board member

Megan has been working with charities and community groups to help raise funds and awareness for 20 years. 
Megan loves that this charity offers support for women with children and feels fortunate to be part of the team, hoping to make a positive contribution.

Antoinette Blair

Board Member & Treasurer

Antoinette has always enjoyed giving her time to helping others. This began by volunteering in her children’s Kindergarten and Primary School as a classroom helper and then more formal roles on the Parent & Friends Association Committee and Kindergarten Committee as a Treasurer.