Dr Skye Kinder

Emerging Leader

Dr Skye Kinder is a passionate advocate for rural and other marginalised patients and their communities. In addition to her clinical work as a doctor in mental health, she is a prolific writer and award-winning speaker and health commentator. Skye seeks to deal with health inequality through extensive volunteerism, charity work and public advocacy.

She was recognised as 2017 Victoria’s Junior Doctor of the Year, and she was a finalist for Australia and New Zealand Junior Doctor of the Year. She was later named 2019 Young Victorian of the Year and 2019 Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year. Skye has been featured on the Australian Financial Review 100 Women of Influence list and is a Forbes 30 Under 30 honouree.