Britt grew up in the isolated farming community of Muntadgin, Western Australia, but currently resides in Perth where she completed a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Sport Science and Science Communication and is now studying a Masters of Strategic Communication at the University of Western Australia.
After finishing high school as a boarder, Britt worked as a teacher’s assistant in a Physical Education Department where she was awarded the AFL SportsReady Trainee of the Year for WA. As a sports coach since early adolescence, Britt understands the importance of commitment, teamwork, shared goals and effective communication for continuous improvement.
Britt is passionate about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and was a member of the National Science Week Youth Committee which organised Perth Science Festival activities. She currently works as an IT Coach at Presbyterian Ladies College, integrating technology into education practices.
As a member of Orygen’s Youth Advisory Council, Britt has a strong desire to reduce the stigma of mental health and develop multidimensional approaches to the prevention and intervention of people experiencing mental health. She hopes to further advance education on mental health and improve access to services in rural areas and support to university students and young athletes.