Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist. She writes on disability and appearance diversity issues for publications including the ABC, Daily Life and SBS. She was named as one of Australia's most influential women in the 2014 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards.
She has appeared on ABC's You Can't Ask That and Cyberhate with Tara Moss, and has been a regular on various ABC radio programs. She organised history making Access to Fashion – a Melbourne Fashion Week event featuring disabled models. Carly identifies as a proud disabled woman – she lives with a rare severe skin condition ‐ Ichthyosis.