Anne-Marie preaches the gospel of disrupting the status quo and is a catalyst for change. Collaboration is her calling card and she brings together cross sector efforts to support social impact initiatives.
Anne-Marie advises government, business and NGOs on leveraging the innovation ecosystem to solve problems.
In the past two years she co-founded TechFugees Australia and The Last Mile Australia with Annie Parker and Nicole Williamson. In the last 12 months Anne-Marie hosted hacks4impact (homelessness, family and domestic violence in 2017, and mental health, financial inclusion and more in 2018) with Disruptors Handbook and Vibewire. Today Anne-Marie is the Lab Director for http://unboxd.org.au/, an initiative of New Horizons, creating a centre of gravity for wellbeing social impact startups.
Anne-Marie is on the board of Spark Festival, Vibewire, Western Sydney Women and the Autism Advisory and Support Service Board and the Settlement Services International Foundation. She was named Agenda Setter of 2017 by Australian Women’s Agenda.