Ali Barker has worked at RMIT since 2011 on projects including the major international literary events NonfictioNOW and the Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange Program (WrICE). Ali is an experienced arts manager with communications, policy, project management, strategy and marketing experience. Ali has worked at Writing WA, the Barbican Centre, the V&A, Lyric Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, Circus Oz and Victorian Opera. Ali also lectures in the Master of Arts and Cultural Management at Melbourne University and has worked with Creative Victoria on industry related projects. Ali is the recipient of a Victorian State Government Women’s Board Leadership scholarship for 2018.