Dr Belle Lim is an analyst at Deloitte Access Economics focussing on health and social policy. In 2022, Belle obtained a PhD degree at Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre on the topic of breast cancer genetics. Belle founded Future Forte as a not for profit organisation supporting international students and multicultural women in 2023, following three annual Future Female conferences that have welcomed more than 1,600 women, promoting diverse women and youth leadership.
Belle also served as the National President ‘20/21 at the Council of International Students Australia after serving two years as the National Women’s Officer. In this role, she represented over 550,000 international students nationally and was a member of the Ministerial Council for International Education. Belle was recognised as the Monash Faculty Gold Medalist in 2017, Victorian International Student of the Year in 2019, and a Victoria Volunteering Leadership Award finalist for 2022. Belle is currently a Fellow of the International Strategy Forum by Schmidt Futures.