Briony O’Keeffe

Briony O’Keeffe teaches primarily in the areas of English and Humanities. She completed a BA with first class Honours at La Trobe University and a Dip. Ed. at the University of Melbourne.

In 2013, Briony created a Feminist Collective in partnership with her students, initially starting as a lunchtime group discussing issues of gender inequality. Briony then developed a teaching resource informed by student voice, known as ‘Fightback: Addressing Everyday Sexism in Australian Schools’, which has been used by educators both nationally and internationally.

Briony is part of the Education Committee for Her Place Museum, and has also written curriculum for the Australian Children’s Television Foundation. She loves to travel, and has spent time living in London and Berlin.