Speaker Profile

Jenny Woolsey

Jenny Woolsey

Author

Jenny Woolsey is a disabled Australian children’s author and motivational speaker on the theme, Be Weirdly Wonderful! Embrace your difference. She is a teacher, blogger and advocate for disability equality. Jenny was born with a rare craniofacial syndrome and is visually impaired. Her children have disabilities.

Jenny visits schools, speaking on diversity, facial differences, bullying, mental health and being kind to others. She encourages children to be their true selves.

Jenny has written five children’s/YA novels and been included in six anthologies. Her stories have sold internationally, received honourable mentions and been longlisted in competitions.

Website: jennywoolsey.com