Associate Professor Chelsea Bond is a Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman and a Principal Research Fellow within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit at The University of Queensland. She has worked as an Aboriginal Health Worker and researcher in communities across south-east Queensland for the past twenty years with her work focused on interpreting and privileging Indigenous experiences of the health system. Her current research supported by the Australian Research Council seeks to examine how race and racism operate within the health system in producing the persisting health disparities experienced by Indigenous peoples. Chelsea is a highly regarded public intellectual via her work in her own community and within the academy. She is one half of the Wild Black Women radio show on Brisbane's 98.9FM, which is also featured on NITV's The Point, and is a prolific writer who has been published in The Conversation, The Guardian, IndigenousX and NITV. She is also a highly sought-after speaker and has been invited to keynote, moderate and participate in a range of public forums including at the State Library of Queensland, Splendour in the Grass Festival, QPAC's Clancestry Festival and Australia Council Arts Leadership Forums.