About the Author
Spence started her multi-faceted career journey as a junior accountant before becoming one of Australia’s first female avionic technicians in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). With a new baby and a ‘nothing to lose’ attitude, she ventured into the world of the entrepreneurial enterprises. Spence has owned restaurants, a specialist-clothing factory, and an award-winning cosmetic beauty clinic and with her husband, she jointly owns a surveying company with the occasional lecturer gig on dermal science and cosmetic chemistry.
Spence sense of adventure extends to her hobbies. She sailed in the notorious Sydney to Hobart yacht race and represented Australia (ranking 8th) in the World Tasar Sailing Competition. She was also part of the RAAF’s Snow Ski team and can be found on weekends stand-up paddling or motorbike riding.
Spence is currently working on her next business adventure while fulfilling the lifetime ambitions of becoming an author and graduating from university.
However, the achievement she is most proud of is being a role model to her children and showing them that having dyslexia is a gift, and not an excuse— when you have passion, creativity, and the drive to take action, dreams can be