Julie Molloy

Julie  Molloy

Julie Molloy is the Awards Program Manager for Australian Schools Plus, a national non-profit organization in Australia aiming to close the education gap caused by disadvantage.

Julie brings more than thirty years of experience in the corporate, government and non-profit sectors in education, youth, social impact and major international events across Australia, UK and Europe. She has a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education and a Postgraduate Certificate in Social Impact.

As a young secondary school teacher, Julie was selected as one of 200 young leaders of the world for ‘Operation Drake’ a Royal Geographical Society international expedition commemorating Sir Francis Drake’s circumnavigation of the world. She sailed on the tall ship Eye of the Wind from Panama to Fiji as part of an international taskforce of young leaders completing scientific research and community projects across the Pacific.

Julie has held key executive roles for major national and international events, including as Conference Director of the International Bar Association in London; Special Events Manager for Australia’s Bicentennial celebrations; in Formula One, and for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

Julie has a passion for youth development – she has managed mentoring programs for young people for Australian Business in the Community Network; was inaugural Executive Director of the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme managing youth development programs on Australia’s national sail training ship; been a Board Director of Outward Bound Australia, a selector for young Australians for ‘Operation Raleigh’, a mentor for young refugees from the Bread and Butter Project, founding Vice-President of the Australasian Sail Training Association; and been a speaker, consultant and served on a number of advisory committees on youth affairs and issues facing young Australians.