Dr Emma Fulu is a feminist activist at heart and has dedicated her life to advancing the rights of women and girls around the globe.
She is one of the world’s leading experts on ending violence against women and girls and has led some of the largest and most impactful global studies and programs, including for the United Nations. In 2015, she founded the Equality Institute, a global feminist agency working to advance gender equality and end violence against women and girls, which has grown to work in over 30 countries, conducted over 50 studies, and trained thousands of people. She has a PhD from the University of Melbourne, is passionate about inclusive leadership and social justice and speaks and publishes widely on these issues.
Emma is the Founder and Executive Director of The Equality Institute, a global feminist agency working to advance gender equality and end violence against women and girls (VAWG).
She is also the Co-founder of VOICE, a non-profit that partners with women and girls in conflict and disaster settings to amplify their solutions to violence in their own communities, and Co-Chair of the Gender and Rights Advisory Panel of the World Health Organization.
Emma is a Member of the Global Women’s Institute’s (GWI) Leadership Council, made up of leading experts on gender issues from across the country and around the world.
Awards and Honours:
– 2022 Pro Bono Australia – top 25 of the 2022 Impact 25 Awards
– 2021 Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards 2021-Finalist
– 2016 InStyle & Audi Women Of Style Awards- Women of Style scholarship prize winner