Michelle Cheah

Engineers Without Borders, Australia

Michelle is the International Development & Corporate Partnerships Director of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Australia - a member-based community organisation that, for more than 13 years, has been ‘engineering a better world’ by creating social value through humanitarian engineering. Within this role, Michelle facilitates collaborations between stakeholders which deepens their relationship with community partners and the communities they serve, develops their personal and professional skills, and enables them to contribute to solutions that are fundamental to a life of opportunity, free from poverty. 

Prior to joining EWB, Michelle’s career has spanned working around the world as a volunteer and manager of international development programs, developing justice initiatives with indigenous community leaders, facilitating community engagement opportunities for youth, and implementing corporate social responsibility programs. As a qualified partnership broker that has worked at the intersection of multiple sectors - community development, business, education and government - and an Associate Director of the Inner North Community Foundation, Michelle is an advocate for the impact of collective action and the importance of community.

Speaker’s event

Place Lab: Innovation Without Walls

City and Surrounds
07 Jun, 09:30 am - 12:00 pm