Club Melbourne welcomes its first Traditional Owner to the Ambassador Program

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Artist Mandy Nicholson is the first Traditional Owner to join the Club Melbourne Ambassador Program.

Artist Mandy Nicholson is the first Traditional Owner to join the Club Melbourne Ambassador Program, joining Industry Capability Network CEO Dianne Smith and Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds as the latest recruits to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) initiative.

Nicholson is the founder, singer and songwriter of Wurundjeri female dance group Djirri Djirri, while Reynolds is the CEO and Research Director of the Oral Health Cooperative Research Centre at the Melbourne Dental School.

Clare Kellett, Club Melbourne’s manager, welcomed the new Ambassadors to the program.

“It is a privilege to have the expertise of Mandy, Dianne and Eric as part of our Club Melbourne program. These new Ambassadors reflect the diversity of people, ideas and innovations across our city,” she said.

“Our newest Ambassadors will contribute to the legacy of the program and Melbourne’s reputation as a thriving cultural hub, bringing thought leadership to the city and boosting the local economy.”

The Club Melbourne program includes over 80 Ambassadors who are business and community leaders in different fields including agriculture, science, medicine and technology.