Sydney Listening Tour
8th April 2022
Great Hall, University of Sydney
4 PM - 6 PM
Chanel Contos is the CEO of Teach Us Consent. In February 2021, Chanel started an online petition demanding consent education reform in Australian schools. Thanks to the 44,000 Australians who signed Chanel's petition, Chanel has worked with the Australian Government at both State and Federal levels, NSW Police, and The Australian Human Rights Commission to create educational reform and alternative reporting options for survivors of sexual assault.
Chanel received a Masters degree with First Class Honours in Gender, Education, and International Development from University College London.
Chanel and her advocacy for consent education has been featured in the New York Times, BBC World News, Vogue, Marie Claire, The Guardian, and more.
Jenna Price is an Australian journalist and academic. She is a visiting fellow at the Australian National University and a columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald.
She was responsible for the 2019 Media Report: 'You can’t be what you can’t see' for the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia and was awarded an Edna Ryan Award for Media Communication in 2012.
Jenna has a BA and MA from UTS and a PhD from the University of Sydney. Jenna was a Lecturer at UTS for 14 years, including 6 years as a Senior Lecturer.
Amy Thunig is a Gamilaroi woman and Associate Lecturer at Macquarie University.
She researches Indigenous knowledge, sovereignty, and formal education systems. She wrote a thesis 'Sovereign women: why academia?' which utilised
Indigenous research methodologies to examine the stories of First Nations women academics.
Amy was named an Emerging Leader by Future Women in 2020 and recognised as an Emerging Female Leader in the Public Sector by Women’s Agenda in 2019.
Her first book, Tell Me Again, will be published in 2022.
FROM 6 PM: FOOD TRUCKS ON THE USYD GREAT HALL LAWNS