Ali Hickling (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in the School of Business and Creative Industries at the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC). Ali is also a sessional academic at UniSC and a research assistant at Central Queensland University (CQU). She lives, works, and raises her two young children on the unceded lands of the Gubbi Gubbi/Kabi Kabi people. Her PhD research focuses on investigating the value(s) of human milk as told through the stories of those who have donated/shared or received human milk. Ali is easily distracted, uses exercise (tennis and the gym) to balance the static nature of sedentary work, and enjoys the expansive calm place her brain goes to when she plays the piano.