As Public Affairs and Media Manager at the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA), Shona McPherson works to help transform the way communities think about, engage and include young people in the systems making decisions that impact them. This involves working with the media and stakeholders to showcase the power of young people to contribute to and lead social change, as well as driving a conversation about the barriers and opportunities to success for young people.
Having worked across a diverse array of industry’s including agriculture and technology as well as media, Shona has Bachelor of Arts (Media Communications) and a Masters in Journalism from Monash University. A news junkie with a passion for telling stories, Shona loves sharing the experiences, ideas, and tales of people doing remarkable things to create a more equitable, sustainable world. Shona also has a deep fondness for french fries.