Melanie’s work as a User Experience (UX) Designer and social entrepreneur has been recognised internationally, including being named the winner of the Laureate International Universities Global Here for Good Award 2018. Melanie’s lived-experience, developed skills and knowledge allow for her work to span the disability, health and technology sectors. With over eight years’ experience, and through her role as a UX Designer at Hireup, Melanie specializes in bringing together the worlds of business, design and social impact.
Following her success, Melanie has become a sought-after public speaker, presenting at TEDx Youth@Sydney, TEDxSydney Pitch Night, Laureate Leadership Summit and World Usability Day at Commonwealth Bank Australia. More recently, she presented a keynote at Google, opening their first ever Asia Pacific UX Design Summit.