Alumni Voices

Keeya-Lee Ayre [BA ‘14, BA(Hons) ‘16]

August 5, 2019

Keeya-Lee Ayre is the Senior Marketing Manager responsible for leading global communications for the GSMA Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation programme, a 15.5 million GBP (28.2 million AUD) partnership with the UK Department for International Development, working to accelerate the delivery and impact of digital humanitarian assistance. She is responsible for directing digital campaigns, blogs, video content, infographics and other multimedia content, as well as editing and managing the design of publications.

Keeya has interned in strategic communications at the United Nations OCHA in New York, worked on projects in London, Rwanda, Malawi, Tanzania, and co-founded award-winning Australian non-profit organisation Perth SOUP. Keeya also qualified to practice Australian migration law in 2014 and has provided pro bono assistance to refugees for the past five years.

Keeya is also a Huffington Post contributor, a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and TEDx speaker. Her work has been showcased at the United Nations General Assembly, the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, and Mobile World Congress Barcelona, among other high-level global events.