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Micaela Drieberg

Since commencing her career in the health sector and following on to urban planning and local government, Micaela has always worked with communities. It was through this experience that she observed a range of communication challenges which ignited her passion for community engagement. Micaela is passionate about health policy, advocacy and settings based health promotion - or put simply, how gender and where we live, work, play and study can influence our lives.

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Micaela Drieberg Travels from VIC
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Micaela Drieberg's Biography

Micaela Drieberg is a high energy and passionate presenter who is driven by a simple philosophy – be the change you want to see.

 

After completing a Bachelor of Health Science and Master of Health Promotion Micaela entered the health sector, managing a drug prevention program working with young people to assist them gain work experience. From there she worked across a range of areas within public health including NGOs and government before being sought as an Adviser to a former Victorian Health Minister.

 

At the age of 29 Micaela was elected as a Councillor at the City of Monash, a council that bucked the norm in terms of the age, gender and ethnicity of its members. She was unanimously elected as Mayor during her second term with the municipality.

 

Since commencing her career in the health sector and following on to urban planning and local government, Micaela has always worked with communities. It was through this experience that she observed a range of communication challenges which ignited her passion for community engagement.

 

Micaela is passionate about health policy, advocacy and settings based health promotion - or put simply, how gender and where we live, work, play and study can influence our lives.

 

Micaela joined the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine in 2014 as a teaching associate and is now Chief Examiner and Unity Coordinator for several units within the Bachelor of Health Sciences and Master of Public Health. Prior to joining Monash University, Micaela also taught public health and urban planning subjects with other universities for an additional 10 years.

 

Micaela joined the Medical Education and Research Quality Unit team in 2017 and works with the teaching team to deliver the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine Teachings Associate Coaching Program and other professional development training to help support teaching staff within the faculty.