Meet our facilitators
eSafety Women’s facilitators deliver free presentations across Australia to frontline domestic and family violence workers and women in workplaces and the community.
Our workshops and webinars are designed to upskill specialised frontline workers and women on online safety and gender-based abuse.
We offer a range of online safety sessions:
- Technology-facilitated abuse in domestic and family violence situations
- Supporting children and young people – technology-facilitated abuse in domestic and family violence situations
- Supporting women living with intellectual or cognitive disability who experience technology-facilitated abuse
- Social media self-defence – supporting women in workplaces, networks and communities
Leonie is Program Manager – Capacity Building for eSafety Women. She has worked with communities affected by domestic and family violence for more than three decades.
Leonie has extensive experience in developing, delivering and evaluating training programs, including prevention programs for peer mentors, professional development and governance in community agencies.
She has helped community leaders from diverse backgrounds to raise awareness of the difficulties that people may face when accessing support services and social justice.
Leonie has worked with the state government, private security and specialist family violence sectors. Most recently, she worked with a major organisation in the family violence sector to deliver a project for the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence.
Emma is the Indigenous Programs Training Lead for eSafety Women. She identifies as a First Nations woman and mother, with mob from the Burragorang Valley on Gundungurra Country.
Emma has a passion for changing outcomes for all First Nations peoples, particularly women and children.
She has a background as a paramedic and a teacher, and is committed to using her skills and experience to help create collaborative and trauma-informed relationships that will encourage place-based changes.
Paula is eSafety Women's Training Facilitator and Presenter. She specialises in domestic and family violence, and has law enforcement, government and organisational experience.
She uses her knowledge of systemic social issues and an evidence-based approach to educate frontline workers on how to support women and children who have experienced technology-facilitated abuse.
Paula follows trauma and domestic violence informed practices guided by her experience in emergency management and policy reform.
She is an active member across a number of networks including media, domestic and family violence, child protection and security. She also participates in review panels and advisory groups that focus on reducing family and domestic violence across Australia.