Conference Keynotes, Panels and Guest Speaking Roles in 2016

Keynote/Conference Addresses:

Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand – Annual Conference, Keynote Speaker: Activism Against the Odds

Criterion Conference – Building Social Cohesion and Tackling Extremism, Presenter: Grassroots Approaches-Why they matter?

Golden Key Honour Society – Latrobe University: Keynote as Award Recipient –Influences that Shaped Me

Ambulance Victoria – Inaugural Iftar, Keynote –Diversity in Leadership

Queensland Police – Annual Iftar Dinner, Keynote

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers – Annual Iftar Dinner, Keynote

Flemington Community Centre – Annual Iftar, Guest speaker

AsiaLink Leaders – Keynote: Cultural Immersion

Global Ideas FORUM – Keynote: How might we link identity, intersectionality and health?

Red Cross Annual Oration – Keynote: Architects of Social Bridges

City of Casey – Divisional Conference on Inclusion & Diversity: MC, and keynote, with Stan Grant and Rowena Allen

Wheeler Centre – Executive Breakfast, Keynote: Stereotypes V’s the Progressive Voice,

NSW Art Gallery – Art After Dark: Moderator, Art and the Feminine

Bendigo City Council – Senior School Conference, Keynote


Panel Presentations:

Hume Council – Panel: Women in Hume Leading Change

ABC Diversity Panel – Panel with Tim Soutphommasane, Sally Riley, Tony Ayres, Jeremy Fernandez, Michelle Fonseka

Australian Human Rights Commission– Panel: Diversity in Leadership with Tim Soutphommasane and John Denton

Food for Thought Network -International Women’s Day Panel, with Gillian Triggs, Stephanie Woollard and Jennifer yang

Bendigo Writers Festival: In Conversation: Influence in the Media & Social Justice

Melbourne Writers Festival – Panel: Addressing Family Violence with Rosie Batty and Anne Summers

Melbourne Fringe Festival – She Runs with Wolves


Guest Speaking in Universities:

RMIT School of International Studies – Guest Speaker: Wins and Losses

Victoria University – International Women’s Day, Panel Facilitation

University of NSW – O-week Panellist: Media and Agenda

Bond University – BondThink, Guest Speaker: Advocacy Matters

Monash University – Business School, Keynote: Leading with Diversity

Latrobe University – International Careers Conference – Keynote & Panel, with Tim Costello


School Presentations 2015/2016

Pascoe Vale Girls College – International Women’s Day

Kilvington Grammar– Encountering Conflict

Fitzroy High School – Identity & Belonging

Brunswick High School – Identity & Belonging

Genazzano College – Encountering Conflict

Our Lady of Mercy College – Identity & Belonging

Tarneit College – Identity & Belonging

Scotch College/ Australian International Academy/ King David College – Faith Tradition & Identity

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