Nikki Hind is the talented and passionate founder behind prestige fitness wear label Blind Grit; “Inspirational Athleisure Wear created by those who concur challenges, for those who are ready for one!” Australia’s first legally blind fashion designer, Nikki was left permanently legally blind after a stroke at 34 when about to become a mother. Blind Grit embodies her incredible spirit and celebrates the SUPER HUMANS who have been forced to survive outside a comfort zone that most of us take for granted. Each garment is infused with challenge conquering energy- so when you slip into Blind Grit gear you get to ‘borrow’ that energy to help you push out of your own comfort zone.

Wow! Firstly I have to say a huge thank you to the entire Global Sisters team, as well as every single one of their wonderful supporters. What a incredible experience!

Last week I was honoured to be one of 11 women invited to speak at the fabulous LaunchVic for Global Sisters ‘Sister Pitch 2019‘.

Although this is only the 2nd year Global Sisters has run the event, it is already proving to be a magnet for the who’s who of Australia’s business leaders. 

So what’s the magic ? Why does this rather humble, new business event quietly attract a literal powerhouse of support ? The answer seemed difficult for people to quite put their finger on or articulate.

I recognised it though. I recognised it because it’s something that is very important to me – it’s beauty. I don’t mean beauty in the cliché, cheesey, superficial way. I mean beauty in that old fashioned expression – beautiful inside and out – way.

Global Sisters captures, supports & nourishes the beauty in the human being behind each of their business start-ups , in a way I have never experienced before. Their unwavering belief in the women behind the start-ups they support, translates into building an extraordinary community of the cream of Australian business leadership around them; creating a potent melting pot of talent, who, together are elevating humanity by building businesses grounded in beauty.

It all sounds too good to be true, I know. The whole experience felt quite surreal. 

I CAN’T WAIT to work with the amazing business leaders who have offered such incredible, exciting hands on support ! I’m still pinching myself, to check I’m not dreaming. 


Global Sisters is all about making business possible for women who face barriers to mainstream employment due to their circumstances … women who are seeking financial independence. Sister School is a real world business education program that aims to equip women with the practical knowledge, skills and support needed to start a business or grow an early stage business. Click Here to find out more