"It is important that diverse voices are made space for, and heard," says Write-abilty tutor Carly Findlay. "We should tell our stories so we're in control of them."
Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist. Carly has the rare, severe skin condition called Ichthyosis. She writes on disability issues for publications including ABC, Daily Life and SBS. She was named as one of Australia’s most influential women in the 2014 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. She has appeared on ABC's 'You Can't Ask That' and 'Cyber Hate' with Tara Moss, and has been a regular on various ABC radio programs. Carly is currently writing her first book - a memoir - to be published by HarperCollins in 2018. Read her writing on appearance diversity and disability at carlyfindlay.com.au