Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Virtual Conference 2023

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Melanie Fernandez

General Manager Policy, Communications & Research, CEW


Melanie Fernandez is currently the GM of Policy, Communications and Research at Chief Executive Women (CEW).

Melanie has over a decade of experience in leadership roles in membership-based and NFP organisations. Melanie has previously been the Deputy CEO of NSW Council of Social Service (NCOSS), Chair of the Women’s Electoral Lobby Australia and former Board member of Rape and Domestic Violence Service Australia, Reproductive Choice Australia and the Editorial Board of Apolitical – Women’s Empowerment Channel.

Melanie led delegations to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 61st, 62nd and 67th sessions held at the United Nations in New York.

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