- With Bangarra Since:
Born and educated in Narrm (Melbourne), Jemima Myer is a teacher based in Garramilla, Darwin. She is a graduate of the University of Melbourne where she studied Linguistics and Australian Indigenous Studies. The topic of her honours thesis was bilingual education in Indigenous communities. She also completed a Master’s degree in Primary Teaching at Charles Darwin University, where she lived and worked in communities across the Northern Territory.
Jemima is Co-Convenor of the Mental Health Committee at The Myer Foundation. She is also the representative of The Myer Foundation at Mannifera, a grant-making collective of philanthropic organisations focused on supporting organisations working towards strengthening our democracy and building a fairer economy. Jemima has served the community sector in roles including policy, language, education and the arts.