Melissa has lived with HIV since 2014. She is a proud woman of colour and a mum, a sister, a daughter, a friend, and a co-worker. She has a strong message of intersectionality, pride and a fierce supporter of all women living with HIV.

She grew up in South Africa spending most of her adult life in New Zealand and relocated to Australia in 2013. She is passionate about her family, exploring Australia and inspiring people with her story.

Melissa is a valued member of the Positive Life NSW Positive Speakers Bureau (PSB) team. To book her to share her story about living with HIV with your audiences, please book her here or call the Coordinator on (02) 8357-8386 or 1800 245 677 (freecall).