Shae Wissell, a Doctoral candidate, is a passionate dyslexia advocate. She is a qualified Speech Pathologist with a masters degree in Public Health and Health Administration.

Shortlisted for Telstra Business Woman of the Year 2018, Shae has worked in the health sector as a clinician and manager for the last 13 years. She has worked on major Federal and State health projects, within the Not-For-Profit and Community sectors, and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait communities to improve their access to health care services.

Through her work as a speech pathologist, public health practitioner and her own personal experiences of having dyslexia, she developed a passion for supporting people with learning disabilities.

In 2015, Shae established the Dear Dyslexic Foundation where she is the CEO and Managing Director. Shae is also a Doctoral candidate researching the social and emotional wellbeing of those with dyslexia in the workplace and how they can be better supported through improved HR practices.

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