Kate Austin

Social Entrepreneur

Kate Austin is the Founder & CEO of Pinchapoo- a cheeky start-up turned national NFP organisation founded on the idea of pinching hotel toiletries for those in need. Kate lives by the belief that having access to personal hygiene products is a basic human right and one that’s essential to physical and mental well-being. The grass roots charity has successfully transformed its simple modern day Robin Hood concept into a movement that has now works alongside some of the biggest names in support for the disadvantaged and has proudly supplied in excess of half a million products to men, women and children around Australia in its 7 years of operation.

Recently named a finalist in the national Female Entrepreneur awards and a nominee for Australian of the Year- Kate is an energetic visionary who certainly has a story to tell about the place and time in her life that Pinchapoo was born and is proof that you CAN choose to succeed.