Cara Peek

Broome, Western Australia

Entrepreneur, social innovator

Cara is a Yawuru/Bunuba woman, a lawyer, social innovator and entrepreneur strongly committed to fostering access and opportunity for regional communities. Having worked in the government, non-profit and corporate sectors before running her own consultancy, she is well known in the Kimberley for founding Saltwater Country – a non-profit focused on the social, emotional and economic wellbeing of Aboriginal people. Cara now wants to harness the business potential of this region by establishing a culturally intelligent entrepreneurial hub and think tank where budding entrepreneurs have the freedom to be innovative and bold, and are supported to develop enterprises through an Aboriginal-led accelerator program.