Meelee is a writer, researcher and communications specialist with a wealth of expertise in leading creative teams. She has fifteen years’ experience curating knowledge and synthesising ideas to produce publications for a wide variety of readers. Meelee ensures that Knowledge Society’s work is distilled through the best sensemaking, storytelling and visual-design lenses so that complex ideas can be easily understood, and important initiatives can be scaled to impact larger audiences. Meelee has worked in the education and not-for-profit sectors, helping organisations to improve their communications and marketing practices. Meelee is passionate about literacy, language and education initiatives that solve social problems.

Influential work

  • Edited several award-winning books for some of Australia’s leading publishing houses.
  • Led social change and innovation projects designed to reduce long-term dependency on welfare.
  • Researched The Future of Schooling in Australia, a report produced with the Association of Independent Schools of New South Wales.
  • Designed and implemented the communications strategy for a transformation initiative to improve measurable student outcomes in fifty-six schools for an Australian education system.

Capabilities

  • Research and analysis
  • Communications
  • Storytelling

Background

Meelee worked in book publishing for more than a decade, driven by her belief that knowledge is the ultimate social resource – the deeper a society’s knowledge base, the more adept it is at addressing societal challenges. Meelee joined Knowledge Society so that she could apply her creativity and imagination to solving complex social problems elegantly and effectively. Meelee holds a Bachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing).