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Melanie Tran

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With experience in user experience design coupled with expertise in academic research and board governance and leadership, Melanie specialises in solving complex problems.

Melanie creates solutions that innovate and disrupt by harnessing the power of technology. She has a particular interest in the design, health and technology sectors.

Influential work

  • Worked with a social enterprise to design and develop one of Australia's leading disability support platforms
  • Designed, developed and facilitated a co-design workshop with clinicians and young people in Australia to reimagine the future of healthcare
  • Chaired a national co-design committee and collaborated with the committee to host Australia's first youth-led summit that brought together politicians and more than 200 young people with diverse lived experiences
  • Mentored and coached founders of start-up businesses in the technology and social impact sectors.

Outside of Nous

Melanie is a designer, innovator, activist and public speaker. In 2017 she was selected as one of the Laureate Global Fellows, an international fellowship for young social entrepreneurs; and she won the 2018 Laureate International Universities Global Here for Good Award. She was also awarded the Recalibrate Gender Equity Award 2022 and one of the Top 100 Women of Influence 2019 by the Australian Financial Review.

Melanie is a sought-after international public speaker. She has presented at TEDxYouth@Sydney, TEDxSydney Pitch Night, Laureate Leadership Summit, Reimagination Thought Leaders Summit at ACS, the United States Sustainable Development Goals Action Zone Conference and a keynote at Google, opening its first ever Asia Pacific UX Design Summit.

Melanie is undertaking a PhD at Torrens University. Her research explores the intersection of design, health and technology.

In her spare time...

Melanie loves to travel and explore new places. She also loves to spend time in bookstores and immerse herself in creative worlds that are only limited by imagination.

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