Hannah Dahlen has been a midwife for more than 25 years and is the national spokesperson for the Australian College of Midwives. She is a past national president of ACM and is currently a Professor of Midwifery and Higher Degree Research Director in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the Western Sydney University.
Hannah speaks on a number of topics in the media regarding midwifery, birth and women and provides guidance and inspiration to many midwives, newly graduated midwives and midwifery students in Australia and internationally.
In 2017, ACM interviewed Hannah as part of the celebrations for International Day of the Midwife. Hannah describes how she came to be part of ACM, the roles she has played in the College, and leadership in the profession. She also considers the role of the media in regard to midwifery and the future for midwives in Australia.