The Most Influential Female Voices

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8. Stella Young: Through the honesty and humour in her writing, Stella Young has made a significant contribution to the public discourse on disability this year.  As well as being the editor of ABC’s Ramp Up, Young is also a successful comedian, activist and a regular contributor to websites including The Punch and The Drum.  This year, Young has worked tirelessly to put the National Disability Insurance Scheme back on the national political agenda. She has also tackled gender issues faced by disabled women including reproductive rights and disabled sexuality from an unapologetic feminist perspective.

8. Stella Young: Through the honesty and humour in her writing, Stella Young has made a significant contribution to the public discourse on disability this year. As well as being the editor of ABC’s Ramp Up, Young is also a successful comedian, activist and a regular contributor to websites including The Punch and The Drum. This year, Young has worked tirelessly to put the National Disability Insurance Scheme back on the national political agenda. She has also tackled gender issues faced by disabled women including reproductive rights and disabled sexuality from an unapologetic feminist perspective. Photo: Chris Hopkins CNH

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