Michelle Evans

Michelle Evans

Dr Michelle Evans is a Koori woman from the Hunter Valley who has lived here in Bungambrawatha on Wiradjuri country with her family for seven years. A theatre maker, community cultural development worker, facilitator, educator, manager, leadership practitioner and researcher. Michelle is the inaugural Director of Dilin Duwa Centre for Indigenous Business Leadership. Michelle Evans, a Fulbright scholar, holds an Associate Professorship of Leadership at the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) and the Melbourne Business School (MBS). Michelle is the Associate Dean (Indigenous) at FBE/MBS and is co-Founder of Australia’s number one Indigenous Business Master Class program, MURRA, based at Melbourne Business School, founder of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the Faculty of Victorian College of the Arts and Music, and founder of WALAN MAYINYGU Charles Sturt University’s Indigenous entrepreneurship Pop Up innovation hub program. Michelle has personally taught a mentored over 300 Australian Indigenous business people, and hundreds of Australian Indigenous artists and arts managers. Michelle has attracted five highly competitive Australian Research Council grants, most recently to conduct a program evaluation for Indigenous preferential procurement programs.

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