The WISE Awards


Ms Di Fleming

Position: Executive Director, Ducere Foundation
Country: Australia
Ms Di Fleming is is a professional educator, lateral-thinking leader and learner whose success has been realised across education and industry alike. As Executive Director of the Ducere Foundation and Founding President of the Australia Africa Chamber of Commerce, Di has been working in Africa for nearly ten years, creating teaching and learning models for school improvement, building commercial relationships, leading trade missions and delegations. As the Principal of Kilvington Girls Grammar, Di was the first educator to become Telstra Victorian Businesswoman of the Year Award and national AusIndustry winner. Di is the founder and former CEO of Digital Harbour a major greenfield technology development at the Melbourne Docklands, founding CEO of Lab 3000 - the Centre for Excellence in Digital Design at RMIT University and a former associate professor in education and digital design at the Universities of Melbourne and RMIT respectively. Di is a Member of the Advisory Group on Australia Africa Relations, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australian Government.