Katherine Wolfgramme (she/her)

Katherine Wolfgramme transitioned over thirty years ago, she is a proud transgender woman of colour with a breadth of knowledge that is unique among trans inclusion Educators.

Through story telling Katherine openly shares her experiences as a child born with gender dysphoria, a trans youth, a transgender woman in full bloom and now a transgender elder, community mother and Sydney Lgbt Community Leader.

Katherine has created positive impacts for the transgender community both in Australia and abroad culminating in a Fellowship at The Royal Society for Arts (RSA) a global network of Positive Impact Makers who’s past Fellows include Charles Dickens and Louis Pasteur and current fellows include Julia Gillard and Barrack Obama. The RSA President is HRH Prince Anne, The Princess Royal and The RSA Patron is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Katherine has served on several boards including Wear It Purple, Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras and Sydney Transgender Day of Remembrance and has also served as The Ambassador of the Gender Centre. Katherine is currently on the board of Qtopia, Sydney’s Pride Museum due to open in 2023.

Katherine’s unique style of education and trans advocacy has won her much acclaim in the corporate diversity and inclusion speaking circuit in Australia and internationally culminating in the Inspirational Role Model of the Year award at the prestigious Australian LGBT Awards in 2019 and twice nominated for Community Hero at The Honour Awards 2020 and 2022.

Katherine is a Public Speaker, a Brand Ambassador, a Transgender Awareness Educator, Journalist an esteemed and nationally respected Transgender Advocate in Australia, and a proud member of the Sydney Gay Community.

Katherine Wolfgramme in a colourful yellow top with matching headband with an escalator in the background behind her

Acknowledgement of country

Sydney WorldPride will take place on the lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.