Lilly Brown

As a former Charlie Perkins scholar with a Master of Philosophy in education from the University of Cambridge and a doctorate in youth studies from the University of Melbourne, Dr Lilly Brown’s work and research has focused on the social and emotional wellbeing of young First Peoples across Australia, particularly in education contexts.

She played a key role in the development of the pilot for the Aurora Education Foundation’s High School Program and remains a strong advocate for the important work Aurora continues to do.

In her current role as an Executive at headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation, Lilly works strategically to ensure the delivery of culturally safe and effective care for young First Peoples.

Lilly is proud to belong to the Gumbaynggirr people of mid-north coast NSW.