About JTLeadLikeAGirl

JTLeadLikeAGirl is a standout program for young women, focused on developing leadership, teamwork, and other key skills that promote success throughout one’s life and career. We engage directly with young women through interactive and inspirational workshops exploring personal development and achievement.


Over the eight-month program, participants will hear from prominent industry leaders, participate in discussions about achieving goals; preparing for life’s challenges and utilising tools that are critical for personal, educational, and professional


Key program topics: self-belief, leadership, teamwork, holding the ladder up for each other, being bold, shining the light on other women, brilliance, confidence, personal and career goal setting and planning.

Why It Works?

Our program is inspired by Johnathan's life story and the steps he took to turn his life
round. JT's ability to connect with young people and his emphasis on the role of confidence, courage and self-belief in his success is hugely motivational. It's a story
that resonates with many of our participants, inspiring them to strive for heir personal best.

  • 10-week program, during a school term
  • Each session is 1hr in duration
  • Same time allocation each week
  • Interactive and engaging
  • Short and long term goal setting
  • Active class participation
  • Building resilience
  • Intervention: Online pressure and resilience


Successful Programs


Successful Graduates Students




Active Job Opportunity

We’re Open to Be Your Partner

We are always looking for great partners & sponsors. Contact with our team to be a part of our journey.



Johnathan Thurston Academy pays the deepest respect to the Traditional Custodians of Country across Australia. We acknowledge and thank our Elders who demonstrated over 60,000 years of sustainable Indigenous business and ask them to guide us back on track to a more prosperous and purposeful future.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website may contain images or names of people who have passed away.