Chloé Hayden

Unfortunately, Chloé Hayden is unwell and no longer able to attend Sydney Writers' Festival. 

Chloé Hayden is an Australian AACTA winning actor, global motivational speaker, bestselling author, award-winning disability rights activist and a Marie Claire Woman Of The Year. Pushing half a billion views on her own social media as well as a global outreach, the heart of which these all intersect are her passion for creating change, celebrating diversity, and pushing towards a better future. Best known for her AACTA–winning performance as Quinni in Netflix's Heartbreak High, where she made history as Australia's first mainstream autistic actress, and one of the first autistic characters in history to actually be played by an autistic actress, as well as her bestselling memoir and self help book, Chloé is changing the way we view disability, showcasing the world that we are Different, Not Less.