I'm Laura Cowell

Welcome to my website! I am an award-winning Executive Leader, Councillor, CEO, and Speaker, dedicated to leading with kindness and making a significant impact in various sectors. My passion for civic service and community engagement drives me to amplify the voices of the most vulnerable, ensuring communities remain connected and supported. As President of the Sutherland Shire Football Association and a Director on numerous Boards, I strive to foster inclusive growth. My expertise and dynamic speaking engagements focus on strategic leadership, choices, and community advocacy. Honoured as Local Woman of the Year in 2022 and 2024, I am excited to share insights and collaborate with others to enhance our community further.

Thank you for visiting my page, and I look forward to exploring opportunities to speak and collaborate with you.

Engage with Excellence

Elevate Your Event with Laura Cowell

Discover the impact of excellence with Laura’s captivating keynote speeches, masterful event hosting, and transformative workshops. Book Laura today and turn your gathering into an unforgettable experience!

They believe in me

“Having worked closely with Laura on several projects, I can attest to her exceptional leadership and strategic thinking. Laura’s ability to connect with people and her drive to make meaningful changes are what sets her apart.”

Councillor Carmelo Pesce, 

Mayor Sutherland Shire Council


“Laura Cowell’s commitment to community service and her ability to lead with compassion make her an invaluable asset to any event or initiative.”

Jeff Stewart, CEO, SSFA

“As a long-serving Councillor, Cr Laura Cowell has consistently demonstrated her commitment to our community. Truly independent, Laura listens attentively to all perspectives, ensuring her decisions are well-informed and always aimed at serving the best interest of our community. Her dedication and integrity are invaluable assets to us all.” 

 Councillor Carol Provan, OAM, 

Deputy Mayor, Sutherland Shire Council

“As a professional Firefighter attached to Menai Fire Station with Fire and Rescue NSW, I have had many interactions with Laura pertaining to community matters. Her outstanding leadership is nothing short of brilliant. Laura demonstrates the true meaning of values and ethics and I applaud her in all her hard work and integrity.”

Brady Clarke, 

Captain, Menai Fire & Rescue

What people have to say

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Keynote Speaking

Laura delivers compelling speeches on topics like leadership, inclusivity, and community impact, infused with her rich experiences and personal anecdotes that resonate and inspire.

Master of Ceremonies

With Laura as your MC, expect an event that flows seamlessly with professionalism and warmth. Her ability to connect with audiences ensures a memorable and engaging experience for all attendees.

Panel Discussions

Engage Laura as a panelist or moderator for your next panel discussion. With her depth of knowledge and articulate speaking, she brings valuable perspectives to any conversation.

Corporate Training

Laura offers bespoke corporate training programs designed to boost your team’s capabilities in areas such as effective communication, diversity and inclusion, and strategic leadership. Enhance your team’s performance and cohesion with tailored Training that meet your specific needs.

Connect with
Laura Cowell!

I am always eager to hear from individuals, organisations, and anyone interested in making a positive impact. Whether you’re looking for a speaker to inspire at your event, need guidance on community, or simply want to share your thoughts, I’m here to listen and engage. Reaching out to connect can be the first step towards meaningful change, and I value every opportunity to discuss new ideas and collaborate on impactful projects. Start a conversation that could lead to something great. 

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