Akii (they/them) is an international multi-award-winning disability, gender equity advocate and activist who is deeply passionate about disability rights, intersectionality, inclusion, survivor-advocacy and non-tokenistic co-design. They are a proud, disabled, neurodivergent (Autistic, CPTSD & ADHD), gender-diverse trans femme non-binary and Queer/LGBTIQA+ person of colour, from a refugee background. Akii lives with numerous complex chronic illnesses, disabling chronic pain and various physical disabilities.

They are an expert consultant, trainer, educator, keynote presenter and internationally Published & represented model. Recently working as Sydney WordPride’s Accessibility Manager, is a Consultant: Senior Co design & Engagement for the NDIA focusing on the LGBTIQA+ strategy, a Councillor on the Victorian Disability Council, a United Nations International Day of People with Disability Ambassador and sits on many advisory groups, steering committees and lived experienced panels for numerous causes across Australia.

Akii is a qualified public health, policy and health promotion practitioner with over 13 years of extensive experience, multiple tertiary qualifications and varied expertise throughout Australia and overseas, spending their entire career dedicated to making a positive and sustainable difference to the community.