Dr Merrindahl Andrew is Program Manager of Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA). She has worked as a researcher, editor, policy advocate and campaigner for women’s rights.

Merrindahl completed her PhD on women’s movement strategising at the Australian National University, where she went on to work as a researcher. She has published articles and book chapters on social movements and feminism, as well as co-creating The Institutional Harvest, an interactive digital display tracking the establishment and survival of women’s agencies and services in Australia.

As well as her role at AWAVA, Merrindahl has previously worked within organisations focused on justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, poverty, community services and young people.