Cara Peek holds the position of Independent Director on the Board of the National Rural Womens Coalition.
Cara is a modern representation of the oldest living culture in the World and through her role as Chairperson of Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd, one of the leading Aboriginal organisations in post native title determination delivery, she can speak to the multifaceted nature of balancing a variety of interests, including cultural, environmental, social, commercial and native title. Cultural economic development and independence, social programs and enterprise are of a particular focus A lawyer by profession, having worked primarily in Native Title Law, Cara now focuses her skills as co- founder and executive director of Yum Yum & Delicious Pty Ltd & Peek Consulting.
She has worked in regional and remote communities in Australia, Canada and the USA, specializing in stakeholder liaison and engagement, relationship management, corporate social responsibility, cultural intelligence, program development & project management. Cara understands the significance of providing the opportunity for community involvement in order to foster sustainable outcomes. In doing so she is experienced in developing on-ground strategies and approaches utilized by frontline team members, thereby creating a safe and mutually respectful working culture.
She possesses a unique perspective from both a community and corporate standpoint on the importance of working with the community and leveraging competing agendas to achieve culturally intelligent mutually beneficial goals delivered with cultural integrity.