Speakers Profile - Kylie Captain

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Kylie Captain is a highly respected Gamilaroi woman, author and educator who has had an impressive career in the fields of education and community service. Kylie has extensive experience delivering impactful keynote speeches and workshops at conferences and seminars across the country.

With over two decades of experience in Aboriginal education and community services, she holds the position of President of the Aboriginal Studies Association and is the Founder of Dream Big Education Wellbeing and Education.

Kylie's speaking engagements draw from her own experiences and adversities, reflecting her passionate commitment to create positive change. Her books and accompanying journals are touching the lives of many both within Australia and abroad.

Kylie's work and positive influence has been recognised by many. She is a finalist for the 2024 NSW Woman of The Year Awards.

Kylie's influential books, titled: 'Dream Big & Imagine the What If', 'Be That Teacher Who Makes a Difference', 'Lead Aboriginal Education for All Students' and 'Create the Life of Your Dreams in Your Teens', have made a difference for countless individuals, both nationally and internationally.

Kylie is renowned for her expertise in delivering inspiring student and teacher programs, and professional, along with bespoke Aboriginal cultural capability training for corporate and government organisations.

Through her narrative, Kylie shares her heart-wrenching story of loss and circumstance. In her honest and powerful voice, she explains how a teacher helped her find the strength and inspiration to overcome the challenges she encountered to now enjoy a full and abundant life. Kylie takes you on an eye-opening journey of truth-telling, identity and hope. From breaking the cycle and facing fear to using the power of education and visualisation. Her story is a testament to the strength of culture, kin and connection to Country.

Kylie aims to use her experiences and adversities to make a difference in the lives of many - one student, school and organisation at a time. Her dedication to promoting cultural inclusion and understanding comes from her lived experience as a proud Aboriginal woman growing up in community, enabling her to lead listeners on a thought-provoking journey of change towards a more united country with improved outcomes for Aboriginal students, families, and communities.

Kylie believes that everyone has the potential to succeed and is committed to supporting individuals to live and lead with purpose and passion.

Book Kylie for your next speaking engagement and be inspired by her
transformative message of hope, strength, and resilience.