Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, blogger, author, speaker and appearance activist based in Melbourne. Her first book, a memoir, is called Say Hello. She has wrote for #MeToo – Stories from the Australian Movement, and is editing Growing Up Disabled in Australia. Carly writes on disability and appearance diversity issues for news outlets such as the ABC, The Age, the Sydney Morning Herald and SBS. She was named one of Australia’s most influential Women (2014) and was named one of the Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. Carly has appeared on many TV and radio shows, and was the organiser of the ground breaking event Access to Fashion for Melbourne Fashion Week 2018, featuring disabled models. Carly identifies as a proud disabled woman.