Leanne is a Yorta Yorta woman of the Dhulanyagen Ulupna Clan and brings a wealth of experience in Indigenous community development to the program.
Her work has focused on economic development, employment, community development, tourism and gender equity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and girls.
Currently Leanne holds two part-time roles, working with BP Australia to embed the delivery of BP’s Indigenous Employment Strategy across the businesses, as well as Executive Director of Koorie Women Mean Business (KWMB). Leanne’s work with KWMB focuses on the provision of research and project development support for women and girls at the community level.
As an Atlantic Fellow, Leanne hopes to establish a national alliance of Aboriginal women leading social and environmental responsible land based enterprises.