Gidget Foundation Australia is grateful for the ongoing support from a number of well-known individuals who represent us as Ambassadors.
Allison Langdon is a journalist and author. She joined 60 Minutes in 2011. Among her achievements so far are stories she has filed from Somalia in the midst of a brutal civil war, venturing into the raging heart of one of the most active and dangerous volcanoes on earth and coming face to face with leopard seals in the freezing waters of Antarctica, to highlight the impact of climate change.
Amber Sherlock is a journalist, television news presenter and reporter. She currently presents the weather on Nine News Sydney
Antoinette Lattouf is a multi award-winning journalist whose career spans television, radio and online. She is the co-founder and Director of Media Diversity Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that is working to make our news media more reflective of all Australians.
Brigid Glanville is the ABC’s NSW Political Reporter for television, radio and online. Brigid covers a range of political, economic and social issues that affect NSW. As well as reporting for a range of programs, Brigid also presents on the ABC News Channel.
Cathy Ngo is a social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and writer based in Sydney. She’s known for pushing the boundaries and agenda for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Cathy’s continued advocacy work and thought leadership is featured across many publications, including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, ABC, SBS, Women’s Agenda, and on radio.
Chelsea Pottenger, a former Division one USA college basketball athlete and top senior corporate professional, was hit hard with postnatal depression in 2015.
Chloe Shorten’s first book, Take Heart, was published in 2017. Challenging what qualifies as ‘a family’ in the 21st century, Take Heart is about the modern household and broadens the idea of today’s ‘family’. Her new book, The Secret Ingredient, will be released in April, 2018.
Elite NRL athlete, Cooper Cronk has forged a stellar career in the game of rugby league. On the field his talent, skillset and leadership have led him to become recognised as one the best to ever play the game.
Davina is a journalist for the Nine Network, hosting the news on Today Extra, along with the daytime news bulletins.
James Bracey is the Nine Network’s lead sports presenter. Since joining the network in 2016, James has anchored some of the network’s highest rating sports broadcasts including weekly coverage of the NRL, State of Origin and Grand Final.
Joy Adan is a Filipino-Australian writer, communications strategist, and artist from Western Sydney, and co-host of the At The Well podcast – a show that encourages young Australians to grow in faith and live their values in every aspect of life.
Kerryn is deeply involved in charity work, volunteering for organisations such as Bear Cottage and fundraising for a local charity – Peninsula Pals.
Kylianne is an ecotherapist, counsellor, fitness industry educator and presenter, personal trainer, mental health first aid instructor, mental health advocate, and founder of the Move For Mental Health Initiative.
Leila McKinnon is a journalist with 25 years experience in broadcasting and writing. She started as a cadet cattle reporter, before going on to become a foreign correspondent and news and current affairs host for the Nine Network. Most importantly she has interviewed William and Harry, and Beyoncé – twice.
Lisa was a close school friend of Gidget’s and is a mother. She is a highly respected Australian actor who has played many roles in various TV shows, mini series as well as acting in over 10 feature films
As a proud advocate for her people, Mundanara follows in her father’s footsteps and aims to make a positive contribution. Mundanara has more than 18 years experience working for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous organisations in NSW and QLD.
Sana Qadar is the host of All in the Mind on ABC Radio National, a show exploring the mind, brain and behaviour.
Tara Rushton is the lead football presenter at Network 10 and Paramount + the home of Australian football. Having worked within the game for over a decade, Tara is best known for hosting LIVE game-day coverage of A-League Men, A-League Women, The Matildas and Socceroos.
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