Nina Funnell is a cultural commentator who writes regularly on gender and social issues. Her work has featured in places such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian,, The Hoopla and The National Times. She has served as a member of the Premier’s Council on Preventing Violence Against Women, The National Children’s and Youth Law Centre board and the expert advisory committee to the New South Wales Commission for Children and Young People. In 2010 Nina was awarded the Australian Human Rights Commission Community (Individual) award and was a finalist for Young Australian of the Year for her advocacy work in sexual violence prevention.


Dannielle Miller is co-founder and CEO of Enlighten Education, Australia’s largest provider of in-school workshops for teen girls on body image, self-esteem and empowerment. She wrote a book for teen girls on how to claim their real power, The Girl with the Butterfly Tattoo, and a book for parents, The Butterfly Effect: A Positive New Approach to Raising Happy, Confident Teen Girls. She is also the parenting and women’s issues expert for Channel 9’s Mornings. Danni won an Australian Leadership Award (2011), was named Australia’s number one Emerging Leader in Learning (2009) and was listed among Sydney’s Top 100 Influential People by The Sydney Morning Herald’s magazine. She was NSW Entrepreneur of the Year (2007).


Dannielle Miller (left) and Nina Funnell