Sophie Scott OAM

Award winning broadcaster, international speaker and author

Sophie Scott OAM is an award-winning broadcast journalist, international speaker and educator specialising in maximising human potential, mental health and mindset.

She is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Notre Dame University Medical School lecturing in science communication.

Sophie empowers individuals, leaders and teams with the tools to prevent burnout, manage their mental health and communicate with impact.

Her goal is to help as many people as possible maximise their human potential and so they can thrive at work and at home.

Sophie has written two books: Live a Longer Life (ABC Books) and RoadTesting Happiness (Harper Collins) and has won numerous awards for her journalism including the prestigious Eureka Award for science and medical journalism.

She is an Advisory Board Member of the Australian National Mental Health Prize and sits on the advisory board on stigma at National Mental Health Commission and the
University of Melbourne’s Contemplative Studies Centre.

She is an ambassador for Bowel Cancer Australia, Pain Australia and is a patient reviewer for the British Medical Journal.

In 2023, Sophie was recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours List and awarded OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) for service to the broadcast media, and to community health.

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