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Penny Locaso

Happiness Hacker, BKindred


Voted most influential female entrepreneur in Australia by The Age & Sydney Morning Herald. Penny Locaso is the world’s first Happiness Hacker, on a mission to teach ten million women and girls, by 2025, how to future-proof happiness.

Penny is one of the first Australian women to be accepted into Singularity Universities Executive Leadership program at the NASA Research Centre Silicon Valley. This program provides the opportunity to learn from the best Artificial Intelligence and technology leaders in the world.

Partnering with corporations like, SalesForce, General Assembly, The Department Of Defence, LuluLemon Athletica, Australia Post, ANZ, Medibank, Penny is transforming lives and organisations, by humanising the future.

Three years ago, Penny turned her life upside down. In a 7-month period, she left a 16-year career as an executive, relocated a family from Perth back to Melbourne, left an 18-year relationship, and started BKindred. When Penny couldn’t find a global education company, that could skill her to future-proof her happiness, she went out and created one.

Penny advocates fear(less)ness and practices what she teaches. She went viral on Linkedin (50,000+ views) and created a global movement after delivering a keynote in her bathing suit, to demonstrate the power of getting comfortable with discomfort. In 2018 she created the YouTube series Future Proof, opening the doors to her global network of game changers to provide future proof tactics to curious minds.

Penny has been published and quoted in the Huffington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Daily Mail UK, SmartCompany, Conscious Magazine, StartUp Smart, Smarter Magazine, The Age, Women’s Agenda, The Sydney Morning Herald and NZ Entrepreneur.

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