Naomi Huxley
About me

Naomi Huxley is a proud Saltwater woman, my mob are Yanyuwa from Borroloola, and Vanderlin Island in
the Northern Territory. I’m from a culturally diverse background, with Spanish Filipino, Italian, Irish, and
South African ancestry. I was born on the South Coast of South Australia, at Victor Harbour and attended
University in Adelaide. The University of Adelaide is where I obtained my Master of Arts by Research, and
Honours Degree in Media. I’m a trained radio broadcaster, and journalist. I have worked at the ABC in
Sydney, for Triple J, and Science Online as an Online Producer/Content Maker. I have written for the Koori
Mail, and delivered a radio show on Radio Adelaide from 2004-2007.

My passion lies in education, teaching, mentoring, building aspirations, and sharing my Indigenous Culture.
I have worked in the Government, Private Sector, and in Higher Education at Universities for over 15 Years
across a myriad of roles. I have experience, writing, delivering programs, teaching content to diverse
audiences, mentoring university students, primary and high school students, and community. I have
experience in Indigenous Engagement, Employment, Strategic Policy and Development, Cultural Capability
Coaching for all sectors, aligning with Indigenous knowledge and Leadership.

I’m fiercely passionate about passing on knowledge and building a culturally inclusive space. I pride myself
on hard work, and building positive relationships with all people I meet. I’m now an entrepreneur and the
Founder, Director and Mentor of Deadly Mentorz Cultural Programs. Deadly Mentorz is my business and I
aim to deliver and work with schools and the corporate sector on a myriad of mentoring programs, that
share and build positive relationships with all cultural backgrounds.
I’m currently consulting to the Department of Education, Catholic Education Office and various Universities,
developing aspiration and mentoring programs for students/staff across Australia.

My keynote speaking can be about sharing my journey to inspire, motivational speaking, leadership, diversity and inclusion, education. I like to share about my diverse cultural background and always relate my keynotes back to my Indigenous culture.
I have extensive experience in public speaking, and would love an opportunity to share my knowledge, and culture.

Previous speaking experience

Radio Journalist and broadcaster – 2000-2007 Bachelor of Media (Honours) The University of Adelaide, majored in Radio Broadcasting.

2010 Master of Arts by Research produced a Radio Documentary titled Indigenous Peoples remembrances of Cyclone Tracy.

I have delivered Acknowledgement of Country at ACU Graduation and events, Senate Meetings. I have delivered presentations to schools, community.

NAIDOC Week address and speech to 1,200 students, staff and community in 2016, at Good Samaritan Catholic College.

Delivered presentations, and workshops as Founder, Director and Mentor at Deadly Mentorz Cultural Programs.

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