ABOUT EMPOWER WITH ASH
My name is Ash Turner.
I am a single mother, domestic violence survivor, award winning professional, podcaster, blogger, empowerment coach, beautifully flawed woman that loves red lipstick.
WHAT DOES EMPOWER STAND FOR?
MOTIVATION STARTS WITH YOU
OVERCOME INSECURITIES AND FEARS
ESCAPE THE STORY
REFLECT, RECOGNISE, RESET & RE-ENGAGE
For more indepth information on these principles check out podcast episodes 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 28.
I have been a single mother since 21 years of age.
I have had to learn to overcome my insecurities and fears being a single mother.
Especially when it came to thinking that no one would ever want to love me and my child.
I needed to work on my warrior mindset to get me through the dark times and general struggling with parenting and raising a tiny human.
However, my life has changed for the better.
My son is my beacon of hope that I can do good in this life.
RED LIPSTICK WEARING
Yes I wear a lot of red lipstick, but there is a meaning behind it.
I wear red lipstick as a reminder that I CAN.
There was a time in my domestic violent relationship when I could not wear BOLD, FIERCE and CONFIDENT colours/clothes, because "apparently" that meant that I was seeking attention and validation from other men.
Now that I am FREE, this is my F you that I can do whatever I want now.
I wear this as a symbol for other survivors that you are BRAVE, BOLD and BEAUTIFUL and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
2019 CIPS YOUNG TALENT
As well as being a small business owner, I am also a Procurement Category Manager #procurementnerd.
I am the Charted Institute of Procurement and Supply Chains (CIPS), Young Talent of the Year winner for 2019 for Australiasia.
This wasn't just an award, to me this was a symbol that I had reclaimed my life back from domestic violence.
I did everything that this person said I could never achieve and didn't deserve.
Look at me now.
2021 YOUNG EXCEPTIONAL WOMAN IN RESOURCES QLD
When I stood in front of the microphone to make a speech I decided to speak from the heart and do this for the domestic violence survivors.
2000 people watched me as I spoke about my domestic violence experience and how I have now found my worth and voice throughout my career.
Never in a million years, would I think I could win 2x professional awards.