Full Name
Chanel Contos
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Teach Us Consent
Speaker Bio
Chanel Contos founded Teach Us Consent, advocating for mandatory consent education in Australia. Collaborating with politicians, including prime ministers, she drove impactful legal reform on consent and sexual assault. With a Masters in Education, Gender and International Development from University College London, she now chairs the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership Youth Advisory Committee, appointed by Julia Gillard. Recognised domestically and internationally, Contos was also named among BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women worldwide in 2022. Her unyielding efforts have reshaped the discourse on consent, earning her acclaim for her dedication to gender equality and education.
Chanel Contos