Occupation: Advisory Board
Advisory Board Member
Nicola Hazell is an experienced social innovator and champion of gender equality and inclusion in the future of work.
With a career spanning technology and startups, politics, journalism, and civil society, Nicola has worked with a range of organisations - from global tech companies to emerging startups and social enterprises - to design and accelerate new solutions to drive social impact at scale.
As Global Inclusive Innovation Lead within Amazon Web Services' Advisory practice, Nicola is working to join the dots between diversity, inclusion, innovation and digital transformation with companies around the world.
Nicola is a believer in collective leadership and is a passionate contributor to key dialogues on technology and inclusion. She has held roles on the OECD’s Expert Advisory Group for Digital Transformation, Women@Amazon’s Tech Futures Forum, Twitter Australia’s #ChangingTheGame project, CEBIT Australia’s Women in Tech Committee, and the Sydney School for Entrepreneurship's Advisory Board. She was the founding director of SheStarts – Australia’s only corporate and venture backed startup accelerator designed specifically for women. And she is a long-serving board director for Australian advocacy group The Parenthood, working to make Australia the best place in the world to be a parent.