Silver Shero Kaye's story

What are the experiences that shaped who you are today?

Many years in education seeing people’s life experiences has broadened my perspectives and helped me become less judge mental and more accepting of difference.

What words of wisdom, based on your personal experience, would you like to share with others who struggle to see their own inner light and inner power?

Try and accept who you are and appreciate what you have. I would love for women to be at peace with themselves way younger than where I am now so they can get the most out of life.

How does being the woman you are today make you uniquely powerful?

I realise that the time I am in can be influential on children and their families. I have realized that teachers and schools are places where people will often come for support and we can be that for others.

Why are beautiful photos of yourself important to you now?

As a memory for my children and grandchildren. To help me see my inner and outer beauty.

Editor’s Note:

Right at the outset of the shoot, it became clear to be that Kaye was a woman of indomitable strength and great compassion. As a principal of a low-decile school, she takes particular care to see that the students are well looked after, often going beyond the call of duty to ensure they are cared for.

She is also the caregiver for her mum who is lucky to live with her and be taken care of by Kaye and her husband which also gives Kaye the immeasurable comfort that come from knowing that her mum is well taken care of.

A favourite and doting grandmother to her grandkids, she loves them to the moon and back and is happy she’s getting photos taken so that her legacy is remembered and treasured.

It was a fun photo shoot where she got to leave behind the innumerable responsibilities that come with her position and relax for the day, playing dress-up with tulle and flowers.