With a history of designing, owning, and operating a range of early childhood centres, including the creation and development of the Enspirement, New Shoots Children’s Centre’s, Curiate NZ, New Shoots Creative Play Australia, and New Shoots Publishing. Michelle has a strong interest in positive outcomes for children and families across all cultural contexts with a focus on environmental design for children.
Michelle speaks on a range of subjects and regularly writes for international journals and magazines about children’s issues specifically around her passion “Design and Development”. She hosts the Facebook Group
-Childcare Design which has a significant global following and is currently the CEO of the new digital platform enspirement.co
She was also a finalist in the 2014 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in New Zealand.