About Us

Hi, We are Miss Collective

Miss Collective was born out of a drive to see more women succeed in their chosen field.

Founders Steph Webster & Kara Jenkins are advertising marketing veterans, meeting each other in the creative digital agency landscape. Kara Jenkins is a Creative Director with over 18 years experience in the advertising and digital industry, and mum to adorable twins Hudson & Indi. Steph Webster is a digital native, with 12 years working in digital agencies, in partnership with her clients to drive business results, as well as regular career and business coaching on the Mornington Peninsula.

Jahmiel Sowman has recently joined us as as Partnerships and Events Director bringing to the table a wealth of experience in events, marketing, communications, media, PR and sales.

We’re all about helping high achieving women give back to the broader community and help support each other as we each go on our journey toward success.  

Miss Collective are best known for our fabulous workshops and networking events, as well as our full day conference, Level Up. Curating great speakers and connecting you with like-minded women.

Through enabling personal success, growth and opportunities, our Miss Collective community wants to see you succeed.

“We rise by lifting others”

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Our Story

The beginning (2011)

We’re a group of professional women in the creative, advertising and marketing services industry that want to see women thrive in their workplace and careers.

Kara and Steph are two of the three original directors behind SheSays Melbourne, a global networking group for women in advertising.

2015 - present

Miss Collective was founded to further help career women and those in small business by hosting meetups, events, and an online community.

In our first two years we have hosted 10 events and more recently in March 2017, our first one day conference, Level Up Conference.


Kara Jenkins

Kara Jenkins

Kara is a creative director with over 20 years experience in the advertising and digital industry, with proven success in new business, leading and motivating team members, and award winning creative.
Steph Webster

Steph Webster

Steph is a digital marketer that has worked in the advertising and marketing industry for over 12 years. She loves working as part of a collaborative team environment, instilling great company culture and working with clients to achieve business success. A strategic thinker with a strong empathy for her client’s business objectives and business problems, helps them to achieve success together.


Previous Events

// Level Up Conference

// Jack Skeels - Agency Agile

// Andrea Clarke - Communicating with Authority

// Bec Brideson - Like a Boss

// Repa Patel - Leading Mindfully

We rise by lifting others
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Start when it suits you
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