Teela is a lawyer, and was previously Australia's female Indigenous youth delegate to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Teela Reid was the first Aboriginal person to be elected on the UNSW Law Society as Vice-President (Social Justice), where she was the founding director of the UNSW Law First Peoples Moot. She was also the Inaugural recipient of the NSW Indigenous Barristers Trust award.
In 2017, Teela was selected the attend Harvard University for the global Emgering Leaders course and was supported by the Roberta Sykes Foundation.
You can follow Teela on Twitter @TeelaReid.