I got your back, you've got mine. It's this bond that's kept all our mob together. An unspoken rule to ensure we survive.
Marlee Silva is a young Aboriginal woman from the Gamilaroi and Dunghutti nations. She is the founder of social media-based movement 'Tiddas 4 Tiddas', which uses strength-based storytelling to champion the voices of Indigenous Australian women and girls.
Marlee is also an author, having previously been featured as a contributor in Anita Heiss' 'Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia' and her debut novel, 'My Tidda, My Sister: stories of strength and resilience from Australia's first women', was published by Hardie Grant in September 2020.
Marlee is also a casual radio presenter on the Triple J network and the host/producer of her own podcast 'Always was, always will be our stories.
Marlee and Keely Silva: young Aboriginal women, entrepreneurs and role modelsMarlee and Keely Silva are young Gamilaroi and Dunghutti sisters who co-founded Tiddas 4 Tiddas, a popular social media platform. The English translation of Tiddas 4 Tiddas is Sisters 4 Sisters, and the platform showcases stories of excellence from women from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
B&T Changing The Ratio: Tiddas 4 Tiddas' Marlee SilvaAhead of B&T’s upcoming Changing the Ratio conference, reporter Ally Burnie sat down with Tiddas 4 Tiddas founder Marlee Silva to get the lowdown on what she’ll be speaking about at CTR, and a little bit about what inspired the podcast and Instagram page.
Marlee Silva on Q+A: The Australian Identity: Who Are We?Marlee Silva is a 24 year old Aboriginal woman from the Gamilaroi and Dunghutti nations. She is the founder of social media based movement 'Tiddas 4 Tiddas', which uses strength-based storytelling to champion the voices of Indigenous Australian women and girls.