Kelly is a bestselling contemporary poet and award-winning author of seven books. Her latest book a fiction novel, titled, The Pinstripe Prisoner, shines the spotlight on prison reform and she is a prominent media figure discussing socioeconomics, bullying, domestic violence, and mental health. She is a change advocate for women in business and an advocate for fair employment for all. She is a senior executive for a global organisation and was a 2020 CEO Magazine Managing Director of the Year finalist and Telstra NSW Businesswoman of the Year finalist. Her TedX talk shares a profound realisation that merging the different personas of being an executive, poet and mum, is the best way to lead one authentic life.