Alumni Voices

Making life easier for people with a disability - Dr Claire Cooke [BA ‘10, BA(Hons) ‘11, PhD ‘16]

October 14, 2019

Dr Claire Cooke is passionate about finding innovative solutions that are creative and practical. Claire wants to make a difference in the world by working closely with disadvantaged members of society. With mild Cerebral Palsy and having experienced first-hand how amazing the simplest ideas can make life easier, Claire created an app called Nessa to make life easier for people with a disability.

"I am a passionate innovator that specialises in creative and practical solutions. I have a PhD in Gender Studies from UWA and parallel to my studies have worked closely with students from all walks of life."