2022 GameChangers EP2: Professor Gaye Sculthorpe
In this episode, you will meet Professor Gaye Sculthorpe, Global Impact Awardee in the Global Australian Awards 2022.
Professor Gaye Sculthorpe is a Palawa woman from Tasmania who has become an international steward of Australia’s Indigenous cultural heritage. As curator and Head of Oceania at The British Museum in London for the nine years prior to 2022, Professor Sculthorpe has collaborated internationally on a series of key research projects tracking down Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural materials held in British, Irish and French museums.
Hear how Prof Sculthorpe’s moment of holding an artefact made by one of her ancestors made a profound impact on her and how that continues to inspire her to provide that connection for others. Prof Sculthorpe also shares what’s next in her work and provides sound advice to those considering a similar career.
Learn more about Prof Sculthorpe in her 2022 Gamechanger profile here > Prof Gaye Sculthorpe
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