Mary Rodwell, RN is the Founder and Principal of the Australian Close Encounter Resource Network. (ACERN) Born in the United Kingdom, migrated to Australia in 1991, she now resides in Queensland, Australia. ACERN offers professional counseling support, hypnotherapy and information to individuals and their families who have ‘anomalous’ paranormal experiences, particularly specializing in Abduction/contact experiences. Mary is recognised Internationally, as one of Australia’s leading researchers in the UFO and Contact phenomenon. She has lectured in the USA, Canada, Hawaii, UK and New Zealand. She is the author of "Awakening: How Extraterrestrial Contact Can Transform Your Life" (2002) and the producer of the EBE award winning documentaries "Expressions of ET Contact: A Visual Blueprint?" (2000) and "Expressions of ET Contact: A Communication and Healing Blueprint?" (2004). “Awakening,”How Extraterrestrial Contact Can Transform your Life" It explores how the children with contact, manifest many of these multidimensional and extraordinary abilities, called the ‘New Human’ homo noeticus or ‘Star Children.’ Mary’s research shows while many "Star Children" sometimes called "Indigo’s " have telepathic abilities, and are spiritually awakened and describe seeing "Beings of Light" (angels or light beings), the main difference is that "Star Children" have recollections of encounters with extraterrestrial beings and of being taken aboard extraterrestrial spaceships.