Jessica Sier

Jessica is a Global Voices National Scholar and is a reporter for the Australian Financial Review. Her Policy Paper discusses The value of the homemaker and why she should be involved in the national accounts.

Jessica Wescott

Jessica is a student of Victoria University where she is studying a Bachelor of Law/Art. Her Policy Paper discusses #ASKHERTORUN - Ask her why she doesn’t run: Gender discrimination and the barrier to women in politics.

Melanie Ohl

Melanie is a student of Central Queensland University where she is studying a Bachelor of Public Health (Health Promotion). Her Policy Paper discusses Missing in mining: Women’s livelihoods in regional industries communities.


Tara Liddy

Tara is a student of Charles Darwin University where she is studying a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Indigenous Resource Management & Indigenous Social Policy). Her Policy Paper discusses Intersectionality: Aboriginal Women and Empowerment.

Kyle Reeve

Kyle is a student of The University of South Australia where he is studying a Bachelor of Arts - International Relations with a Bachelor in Social Work. His Policy Paper discusses Increasing female representation in politics: A top down approach to gender issues across Australia

Natasha O’Farrell

Natasha is studying a Bachelor of International and Global Studies. Her Policy Paper discusses Disruptive public policy, women in leadership and Australia’s journey for equality.