Book now for The Mary Lee Exchange 5!

We’re doing it again! Holy Rollers are opening their doors for The Mary Lee Exchange 5 this time we’re talking about family: the one’s you’re born into and the one’s you build. Grab a drink and settle in for an intimate afternoon opened by the effervescent alt-pop cum folk singer Naomi Keyte. Then Ella Pak Poy will lead Emma Beech, Katey Bereny€‹ and Dr. Devika […]


WHO WAS SPEAKING? Emma Beech Emma Beech is a theatre maker and mother of three who started making shows for her mum in her bedroom when she was 6, and won the local Rotary Public Speaking competition when she was 13. She loves having D&M’s (deep and meaningfuls) about life with strangers. These conversations usually end […]

Zerebar Karimi

Over here at Mary Lee we’re big fans of people introducing themselves as they’d like to be known and here’s what Zerebar Karimi had to say about herself: “I’m a woman in my twenties who was born in the Qandil Mountains in Kurdistan, and raised in various places in the Middle East. I’ve been living in […]

Dee Michell

Dee Michell is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Gender Studies & Social Analysis at The University of Adelaide. She is a ‘late blooming’ accidental academic, heading to university as a mature age student while raising 3 children and after a stint in the corporate sector. Dee now teaches social research and sociology and has eclectic research […]