Dr Watts is a strategic thinker, advocate, a public speaker and a Public Health Expert and a leader in women’s health, gender health and international health. Her expertise includes: women’s health, social inclusion, chronic disease prevention and management, health promotion, migrant and refugee health, strategic planning and health policy as well as curriculum development and teaching research methods. Dr Watts was appointed by the Department of Health to the reference group responsible for the implementation of the first Victorian Sexual and Reproductive Health Plan for the state. She served on the Federal Government Reference Group for the FGM Prevention Plan. Dr Watts is a Commissioner at the Victorian Multicultural Commission; Deputy Chair, Board of Directors at Women’s Health West, a former Board Director at Western Health and currently serves on the Board of AMES Australia. Dr Watts Chairs the African Diaspora Women Summit Committee. Dr Watts is Director of Akirteh Institute of African of African Studies at Melbourne Polytechnic. Dr Watts is a respected public speaker, strategic thinker and academic with local and global networks.