Chanel Contos is an Australian student and sexual consent activist. She became known globally in 2021, following the responses to her request for young Australian women to report on their sexual assault experiences.
Brittany Higgins | Grand Stirrer & For Making a Feminist Difference in Community Activism
Awardee, Brittany Higgins has become the figurehead and inspiration for a new force, an influence in reminding previously silenced women that they indeed have a voice.
Recipients 2021 –
The Ednas Recipient list, 2021 –
fEMPOWER | Grand Stirrer
The Grand Stirrer Award. For inciting others to challenge the status quo.
Mehreen Faruqi | Grand Stirrer
Mehreen Faruqi joined the NSW Legislative Council in June 2013, the first Muslim woman elected to any Australian Parliament. She spearheaded the campaign in opposition to the infamous ‘Zoe's Law' Bill which threatened women's control of their bodies and which...
Amanda Hill | Grand Stirrer
Amanda Hill, a feminist lesbian of Aboriginal background, is a lifelong challenger of gender stereotypes. A community worker across South West Sydney, in youth and women's refuges, health and resource centres, and currently as Manager of the Liverpool Women's Health...
Tara Moss | Grand Stirrer
Throughout her life as a writer, feminist, human rights activist, and former professional model, Tara Moss has spoken out for the rights of women and children. She is currently addressing cyber space and its potential to promote hatred of women. She is known for her...
Sally McManus | Grand Stirrer
Sally's work with ASU members in planning, implementing and winning the 2012 Equal Pay case improved the wages of tens of thousands of women across Australia, and set a precedent for improving wages in other women-dominated industries. Her key involvement with Destroy...
Dorothy McRae-McMahon | Grand Stirrer
Dorothy McRae-McMahon has been a feminist trailblazer since the 1970s, in women's liberation, in human rights, in anti-apartheid, against the Vietnam War and, most disturbingly for conservative society, in religious and spiritual matters. Dorothy has been a Minister...