#97: Kellie Jenkins & Laura Bennett: Bringing Women Together!

Season #4

Kellie and Laura, the power-house duo behind Her Brilliance, empower women through their unique group coaching approach. They recognise that a virtual environment meets women where they’re at – in their pjs, kid wrangling, tuning in between appointments or juggling a busy household! They have the courage to ask for what they want and strive to consistently show up as the best versions of themselves! The Coaching Podcast loves the idea of maximising the innate strengths that women have to build their confidence and leadership potential! This episode highlights:

  • Coaching Moments 2:33
  • Sliding Doors – having the courage to ask for what you want and reading between the lines! 6:50
  • What makes a great coach? 10:50
  • Her Brilliance – a peek behind the brand 17:35
  • Group coaching approach – bringing women together in the community 20:25
  • The virtual coaching environment 22:49
  • Leadership qualities - innate strengths in women 25:30


About Her Brilliance: Kellie Jenkins & Laura Bennett

Her Brilliance embraces a women-centred, group coaching approach to accelerate the development of female leaders. Using a unique group coaching approach, they:

  • Create a positive, supportive community environment
  • Allow women to safely explore their leadership identity
  • Promote skill development
  • Build confidence to sustainably transform their leadership impact


About Kellie Jenkins 

Kellie Jenkins is a leadership coach and leadership development consultant. She designs and delivers leadership programs around the world and coaches, both one-on-one and in group settings. She has worked with organizational and executive clients across corporate, government and non-profit sectors and has experience in a variety of industries including finance, professional services, higher education and transportation.

Prior to working in leadership development, Kellie was a Chartered Accountant. She has more than 15 years of experience in global professional services firms, and brings the structure and detail orientation of her accountant roots to support clients to create sustainable shifts in mindsets and behaviors. Kellie has a Masters in Management and Organization from the University of Colorado and completed the Georgetown University Leadership Coaching Program. She holds an ACC credential from the International Coaching Federation.

Originally from Australia, Kellie has lived and worked around the world and embraces her identity as a global citizen. She currently enjoys life with her husband and daughter, in Denver, Colorado. Kellie serves as President of the Colorado Chapter of the International Coaching Federation and has previous board and volunteer experience with Girls on the Run of the Rockies and several local animal-focused non-profits.

About Laura Bennett

Laura is a coach, facilitator and consultant in leadership development with experience coaching individual leaders and groups and designing and delivering leadership development programs. She has supported clients in both the corporate and non-profit sectors, in industries including restaurant, professional services, technology and international education.

Prior to her dedicated focus in coaching and development, Laura has had over 15 years of experience in leadership development, talent management, organizational effectiveness and corporate communications. She leverages her organizational background to encourage clients to raise self-awareness and take meaningful action toward stepping into their full leadership potential and achieving their goals. Laura holds a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation. Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from the Co-Active Training Institute.

A Midwesterner at heart, Laura grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, and now resides in the sunshine of Denver, Colorado. She values authenticity, deep connection, adventure, health, and family, and she and her two children enjoy all that the outdoors has to offer out West. Laura has been a volunteer “Rally” coach for The Mom Project, an organization that connects women seeking careers with women-focused companies and takes an active role as a parent coordinator in her children’s school.