El Gibbs

El Gibbs

Award-winning writer and disability advocate

El Gibbs is a disabled person, advocate and writer. She works as a consultant, specialising in media, communications and policy, across the disability sector.

El is also an award-winning writer with a focus on disability and social issues — published widely including in Meanjin, Overland, the ABC, The Guardian and Eureka Street.

She won the Lesley Hall Award for Lifetime Achievement at the National Awards for Disability Leadership in 2020, and the UTS Community Alumni of the Year in 2021.

El’s work is available at elgibbs.com.au