Emily Unity

Advocating for all people, regardless of backgrounds, identities, or intersectionalities.

Emily Unity

Lived Experience Consultant

About Me

Emily Unity is a mental health professional and software engineer. They are also a queer, culturally diverse, and neurodiverse young person.

They have a diverse professional portfolio, including working with headspace, Orygen, Beyond Blue, and others.

Emily has lived experience of mental health, LGBTIQA+, disability, refugee/migrant background, homelessness, suicide and self-harm, and being a carer.

They were recently the 2021 Mental Health Advocate of the Year, Youth of the Year, and Young Non-Binary Person of the Year.

Emily endeavours to use their professional and lived experience to help design a future for all people, regardless of background, identity, or neurodiversity.


Postgraduate in Psychology
Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering
Professional Certificate in Counselling
Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work

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