Episode 07: Challenging Stereotypes and empowering Women & Girls: Meet Marites

Marites Flores is a Chemical Engineer and the Senior Production Superintendent at Orica Yarwun and proud business owner of Powerhouse Fitness Centre in Tannum Sands. Originally from the Philippines, Marites calls Australia home and wants to empower other women and girls to follow their passion and be everything they want to be! 
 This project is supported by the Queensland Government under the ‘Investing in Queensland Women program’.
This program seeks to inspire greater respect for women, embrace gender equality and promote and protect the rights, interests and wellbeing of women and girls. This podcast is 1 of a series of 3 podcasts, portraying local and culturally diverse women working in non-traditional female roles in the Gladstone Region, Queensland to challenge stereotypes and empower other girls and women to seek leadership and specialist roles.



If you would like to know more about the programs we have available you can contact us on info@strongcommunities.org.au or, if you would like to connect with Marites you can reach her at:

Linkedin : Marites G Flores | LinkedIn

Linkedin: Six Sigma Fit: Overview | LinkedIn

Website : Six Sigma Fit (thinkific.com)

Website : Home – PowerHouse Fitness Centre