Elaine Czulkowski

Elaine Czulkowski

Elaine is a proud Kings Cross local, LGTBQ+ rights champion and is passionate about working with people and communities across Sydney to ensure we all continue to live, work and play in a vibrant, safe and inclusive environment.

Elaine is the former Fundraising Manager for the successful Australian Marriage Equality Campaign and now works in the not for profit sector focussing on LGBTQ workplace inclusion.  

She has over 20 years’ experience in a number of senior roles in the management consulting industry including Recruitment Manager ANZ and Business Development Manager at L.E.K Consulting and a global role in Enablement with The Boston Consulting Group.  

In 2017 Elaine was the recipient of the Sydney Woman of the Year and ACON’s Community Hero awards for her many years of work and dedication to the LGBTQ+ community. More recently, Elaine was recognised as one of Deloitte’s 2020 Outstanding Top LGBTQ Leaders in Australia. 

As an accomplished professional, Elaine has used her many years of corporate experience to support numerous NGOs and community groups as she is passionate about equality, diversity, and inclusion:

  • Australian Marriage Equality – key campaign volunteer from 2007 and full-time staff member from 2015. From letterboxing, to organising rallies, fundraising events, numerous speaking engagements, working with major businesses and their LGBTQ networks to rally support, to organising and managing the incredible “Results Day” event in Prince Alfred Park on 15 November 2017, Elaine has played a key role in the fight for marriage equality in Australia.
  • Board Member Inner City Legal Centre Foundation- Current
  • Former Non-Executive Director (and one of the founding members) with Out for Australia – a mentor program to support and empower LGBTQ+ young professionals to thrive in the workplace
  • Former NSW Fundraising Committee for The Pinnacle Foundation – providing scholarships, mentoring and opportunities for young LGBTIQ+ Australians to realise their full potential and overcome challenges arising from their identity
  • Former Board Associate with Queer Screen – a celebration of the diversity of sexualities and gender identities through queer storytelling on screen.

Elaine is a proud Kings Cross local, LGTBQ+ rights champion and is passionate about working with people and communities across Sydney to ensure we all continue to live, work and play in a vibrant, safe and inclusive environment.

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