Emily endeavours to use both their professional and lived experience to help advocate for a world for all people, regardless of background, identity, or neurodiversity.
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In this Cuppa comversation, Emily and Cookie will discuss:
- Emily's mental health journey and how they now support marginalised voices
- Mental Health challenge that exists from people with different cultural background
- What businesses need to consider in supporting those from different cultures
- On going impact of Mental Health especially in young Australians
MORE ON EMILY:
Emily Unity is a mental health lived experience professional, software developer, and multidisciplinary creative. They are also a queer, culturally diverse, and neurodiverse young person.
They have a diverse portfolio advocating for lived experience, focusing on intersectional and marginalised communities. Through peer support, Emily uses their lived experience to connect with and advocate for other diverse people. They consistently are seeking new opportunities to co-design a future where diverse lived experiences are valued and respected.
They were recently the recipient of the 2021 Mental Health Advocate of the Year Award, 2021 Youth of the Year Award, and the 2020 Young Woman or Non-Binary Person of the Year Award.