Chantelle Baxter
  • 12 Step Program Hey there, Firstly, congratulations on looking for some kind of support. It takes a lot of courage to do that! So congrats! The 12 Step Program I’m talking about is called Al-Anon. It’s for friends and family of alcoholics, although some people in the program identify themselves as growing up in a very controlling home, or growing up [...] One response April 19, 2015
  • 5 Months of Hell – My House Was Poisoning Me and I Had No Idea The Unexplained Illness I drag myself out of bed at 9am. Still exhausted despite sleeping for more than 11 hours. I prepare a bowl of food for Lumen (my dog), and as I put it down on the floor, she looks up at me. She’s not eating. Again. I wander into the bathroom and peer [...] 30 responses February 1, 2015
  • Hi I’m Chantelle. When I was 11, I decided that my life’s calling was to cut up dead bodies. I’d stumbled across the words ‘Forensic Scientist’ and thought, “well that sounds both awesome and very important. I’ll be one of them. Chantelle Baxter, Forensic Scientist. Excellent!” In Year 8 Science class we were asked to dissect a dead [...] No responses January 8, 2015
  • Speaking Over the past two years, I’ve delivered keynotes at more than 80 conferences, businesses, universities and schools. In 2014, I was thrilled to to speak at the Global Ideas Forum, Youth Humanitarian Festival, Global Health Conference, Elevate Young Leaders Conference as well as well known Australian businesses including Telstra, Amobee and NAB. If you’d like [...] No responses September 9, 2014
  • Projects One Girl After travelling to Sierra Leone in early 2008, I was shocked by the challenges faced by the women and girls who live there. Child marriage. Domestic violence. Sexual assault. The list seemed to be endless. I wanted to do something about it, so after returning to Australia I co-founded One Girl. We’re on [...] No responses August 9, 2014