Michelle Deshong is from Townsville, North Queensland and draws here connection to Kuku Yulanji nation.

Michelle has worked in both the Government and NGO sectors, and has held many senior leadership roles and she currently holds a number of directorship roles in the Not for Profit sector, including the Supply Nation Board, Thirriliand the OXFAM Indigenous Advisory Council.

Michelle has a strong commitment to human rights and has also been an NGO representative on many occasions at the United Nations forums on the Commission on the Status of Women and Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. Listen to our deadly yarn as we talk about her extensive experience in areas of leadership, governance and politics as well as herstrong background in gender equality and works to ensure that the voices of Indigenous women are represented at all levels.

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