Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker

Fellow/Founding Director, Curtin University and Pindi Pindi Ltd, Centre for Research Excellence in Aboriginal Wellbeing

Professor Cheryl Kickett-Tucker is an Aboriginal Western Australian who is a Wadjuk traditional owner. She has traditional ties to her grandparents’ Balladong and Yued country. Cheryl was born in Subiaco, Western Australia and has lived most of her life in Perth.  She is a dedicated wife (23 years) and mother of three children.  Cheryl was educated in both Australia and the United States of America.

Cheryl is a Research Fellow at Curtin University and the Project Director/coach Kaat Koort n Hoops (after hours) at Koya Aboriginal Corporation. She is also the Founding Director of Pindi Ltd, Centre for Research Excellence in Aboriginal Wellbeing. She is a Wadjuk Noongar Traditional Owner, social psychological research scientist, children’s fiction writer and community development practitioner.