Awesome Melissa Griffiths - Wise advice in the Media

Awesome Melissa Australia Day Achievement Award

2019 - Awesome Melissa receives Australia Day Achievement Award

Awesome Melissa Griffiths in the media - purveyor of wise advice
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Best transgender issues & inclusion consultant 2022 (Australia) award in the Global Health & Pharma Awards.

October 2022. Wow! Click Here.

September 2022. Find me in this new book! The Power to Rise Above.

Get your copy now: Click Here.

I am pleased to announce that I have accepted my nomination for the Global Health & Pharma Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards 2022.
It was a nomination that came out of the blue. I am both honoured and humbled to be nominated for these awards.

Book launch! Letters from 270+ fab women (including West Footscray’s own Melissa Griffiths) have all written letters to their 21 year old selves. All proceeds go to Lou’s Place, Sydney No.1 Drop-in Centre for homeless people and females.

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In e-book format as well: Click Here.

  • Podcast episode - Breakfast with Warriors - Survivor series

  • On Network 10 news in front row on August 8, 2019 - Cricket Australia news item on new Transgender Policy

  • Podcast! - Transitioning in the Workplace: An interview with Melissa Griffiths by Transgender Insights

  • Great to be part of the final episode of the web series, Monkey Man, out now

  • I am grateful and honoured to be part of this second anthology edition of Ponderings magazine. Get your copy online at Ponderings now using this link. Also at all good bookshops.

  • 27 May, 2023: Pride month 2023.

  • 16 June, 2023: Great to have my article on What Pride Means to Me featured as part of Millesimal’s June 2023 (Part 2) Magazine. Please check it out on pages 19-20.

  • Regular Section

  • Awesome Melissa on The Zarlequan podcast
  • Melissa’s profile on
  • The Art of Saying No
  • Becoming a Rise Above author by Melissa Griffiths
  • My challenges - success
  • Voice surgery and tuning into the right radio station
  • Challenges of switching off social media
  • NSW Women of the year awrds controversy
  • Podcast - Changing society one person at a time
  • Great to be part of this book to share some of my story and I look forward to reading all the other stories from amazing women in The Power to Rise Above book
  • Podcast - The Hidden World of Women - Being a transgender woman in 2022
  • Inclusion in swimming
  • Substance abuse in LGBTQ community
  • Substance abuse statistics and resources
  • Inclusion in sport
  • Latest Article by Awesome Melissa
  • Latest Podcast by Awesome Melissa
  • Transgender woman bullied
  • Leadership qualities
  • Awesome Melissa on Channel 7 news in the 2022 Pride March
  • Nice surprise - Melissa Griffiths
  • Some transgender issues diverse people face
  • Single sex spaces a challenge for transgender rights
  • Challenging gender norm
  • Challenges and joys of being a parent to transgender boys
  • Rules around transgender athletes
  • Trans children fighting back
  • Fox 101.9 FM. Weekend Breakfast Interview - Part 1
  • Fox 101.9 FM. Weekend Breakfast Interview - Part 2
  • Forging a path for Transgender
  • #FeministFridays Podcast interview
  • Midsumma Festival Interview - From March 2021 - Fast forward to the 59.55 minute mark
  • Idahobit Day
  • More Funding Required
  • Progress hindered by some
  • Online visibility as a trans woman is fraught with challenges
  • I become a Flutterbys Ambassador
  • Using social media to build your influence
  • School has Pronoun Badge
  • State Bills target Transgender Youth
  • Bangladesh First Transgender
  • Victorian Women You Need to Know
  • ‘Let’s Talk about it’ - BODY Confidence with Melissa Griffiths, Lisa Westgate & Nicole Oaten
  • We are not chickens
  • Interview with Nicole Oates talking about Anger and Anger Management
  • Exclusion of women at the women only pool?
  • Transgender teenager Olivia
  • Transgender footballer threatens legal action
  • Canberra doctor hands back OAM
  • Joe Biden appoints transgender woman
  • How the pandemic changed the way we live
  • Coming Out Your True Self
  • Video interview for online TV Show - PowerTalk
  • Trans candidate Brazil vote
  • Coming Out Your True Self
  • Ways to be kind online
  • Perth Lord Mayor
  • Australian Rugby
  • An Abundant Mind
  • Be resilient online
  • Freedom
  • Covid-19 QR codes
  • Social media tips
  • International Rugby
  • Podcast October 15, 2020
  • Rugby Union takes different view
  • Indian Supreme Court
  • Activists March
  • National coming out day
  • Senior transgender woman in Europe
  • Book award controversy
  • Inclusion in sport
  • Are you resilient?
  • Awesome Melissa joins the board of Just Sociale
  • Catch my latest interview with Sarah Josephine Liberty on her weekly podcast
    discussing all things transgender
  • Understanding transgender children
  • Informer Interview Part 1
  • Informer Interview Part 2
  • Why are so many kids coming out as trans or non binary?
  • Peyton Rose Michelle
  • Diversity and Inclusion still matters
  • Your toxic workplace
  • Queen honours trans MP
  • Transparency
  • Transgender Sailor
  • Coping with daily abuse as a Transgender Person
  • Ponderings - What you would say to your 21 year old self
  • Inquiry - Transgender Youth
  • Transgender Dancers
  • Strong Transgender Women
  • Leading Way - Diversity
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Transgender Woman Slain in Puerto Rico
  • Interview by Ants Talk on #SoundCloud
  • World Rugby and Transgender Players
  • Swedish Gender Reassignment Surgery Debate
  • Empathy - Body Image
  • 1st Podbean episode - Introduction
  • 2nd Podbean episode - Empathy
  • Awesome Melissa now on HALO
  • I am raising funds for The Trustee for NSW Rural Fire Service & Brigades Donation Fund
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  • Changing and creating change
  • Awesome Melissa interviewed
  • Awesome Melissa - Podcast
  • Mental Health Issues - Let's make it better
  • Interview with Eryn Brown from LGBTQ+ News and Chat in USA
  • Transgender and LGBTIQ+ terminology. Composed by Awesome Melissa
  • Leadership - Hope
  • Melissa featured in November issue of Mindfood magazine
  • Leadership - Honesty
  • Leadership - Integrity
  • Mental Health - Depression
  • Depression can hit anytime
  • Leadership - Kindness
  • Leadership - Accountability
  • Leadership - Self Care
  • Leadership - Empathy
  • College Engineering recogised diversity
  • What is leadership?
  • Can we advance diversity inclusion?
  • Transgender testifies in Canada
  • Transgender child in Victoria
  • Double standards at work
  • Gucci hires diversity chef
  • Diversity has room for improvement
  • Campaign launch UK
  • Leadership art delegation
  • Students and diversity
  • Australian workplaces struggling
  • Rangers Football Club
  • Transgender treatment
  • PWC and NZ Herald on diversity
  • Pride
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Domestic violence
  • Transgenders who self identify
  • Power Passion Podcast - A podcast on Anchor
  • Diversity and inclusion - Auckland
  • Aliza trailblazing in Warrnambool
  • Anxiety attack can hit!
  • Air New Zealand Diversity Award
  • Time to end bullying
  • Awesome Melissa on The Full Hour talk show
  • Gender neutral bathrooms
  • Non binary identification
  • Trans debate UK
  • Lesbians happiest
  • Citizens Voices - Awesome Melissa on page 34
  • Awesome Melissa in Humans of the Sky feature
  • Celebrating the International Day of Trans Visibility
  • Computerised Agriculture?
  • Expand Staff Diversity
  • Okay Trans Tell
  • Diversity still an issue for councils in UK?
  • Diversity pledge - Great concept if it delivers
  • More Women on Boards
  • Diversity in technology sector not a priority
  • Diversity lacking in medical research
  • More diversity in management - implications on the gap
  • Henry Sias could break new ground for trans men in USA
  • GUCCI changing its tune
  • Read Awesome Melissa's article in the latest edition of Sofya Style magazine
  • "We all have the power to create change!" - Another Article by Awesome Melissa
  • Australia Day Achievement Medallions
  • Citizens Right Watch Newsletter - Another Article by Awesome Melissa
  • Member - Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association
  • Dealing With Curve Balls In Life – Written by Melissa | Positive People Army
  • Transgender Leave at Westpac
  • Story of Souls - Article
  • This Woman Can - Article
  • Citizens Right Watch Newsletter - AFL policies, since revised, see next line
  • AFL Policy supersedes part of CRW article - next one up
  • Interview - Nova Entertainment’s Phil Brander - Sydney’s Star 104.5FM - "Being Transgender"
  • Interview at Minus 18’s 2018 Spring Fashion Fundraiser on September 23 by Bryanna Reynolds
  • Interview by Julia Wagner - September 19
  • On ABC News on Wednesday 12 September
  • Finalist - Women's Agenda Leadership Awards - "Agenda setter of the year"
  • Latest LinkedIn post Limited Edition Leader
  • Text of LinkedIn post - next one up
  • Interview - role as a Flexible Working Day Ambassador - go to page 22
  • Interview on Joy FM - 23 June 2018
  • Awesome Melissa published in The Guardian
  • Flexible Working Day Magazine
  • May interview with HR daily
  • Article on Figured Network
  • Promotion of my services
  • April interview with Psychles- another media event
  • Published in UK Magazine Sofia Style (Large File)
  • AMBASSADOR - Flex Work, Full Life - Click here for more details
  • Published in Issue 20 of Model Citizen Magazine - Page 216
  • Finalist for Victorian LGBTI person of the year, 2017
  • Interview with Ashley Sawko - What it's really like being Transgender
  • Star Observer article on my nomination
  • My nomination for Victorian LGBTI Person of the Year
  • On the issue of Hannah Mouncey and her AFL dream
  • Article in Citizens Right Watch May - August 2017 issue
  • On Grief and her Transgender Journey - on AM Healing my Soul TV
  • On Australian Leaders - with attribution to Victor Perton
  • My own Blog - Blog with me today
  • Interview with Penny Locaso from BKindred
  • Sporteluxe - website with information on wellbeing, health, fitness and lifestyle
  • Talk Radio interview in the United States
  • Podcast Petra Jungmanova - her journey and gender identity re employers
  • Scout Jobs re Inclusive Workplace
  • Blog with Iceberg Agency
  • Thrive Global interview

  • Advice - via the media

    I am approached frequently to give interviews. So, why not ask me? Below the image on this page are links where you can see and or hear some interviews, relevant material and with influential people at functions. In all cases I am giving wise advice.

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