Amy Mullins

Executive Director, Women's Leadership Institute Australia

Amy Mullins is Executive Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute Australia (WLIA), which was established by leading businesswoman and Founding Chair, Carol Schwartz AM in 2010.

Amy leads and manages WLIA including their Women for Media initiative, which seeks to increase the visibility of Australia’s top female leaders in the media speaking on their areas of expertise.

Prior to her current role, Amy was Senior Community Manager at one of Australia’s top advertising agencies Clemenger BBDO, devising social media executions and campaigns for clients such as NAB, Origin Energy and Carlton & United Breweries. Previously, Amy was a social media and communications consultant for various state government campaigns.

Amy is also a respected political commentator online and on Twitter. She has written for ABC’s The Drum and the Guardian Australia, and has appeared on SBS World News Australia and ABC Radio National’s Sunday Extra. Her blog was selected and archived by the National Library of Australia.

In 2012, Amy contributed to a chapter on Australian female political bloggers and gender relations in social media in 'The Rise of the Fifth Estate: Social Media And Blogging In Australian Politics', by Greg Jericho, Scribe Publications.