The Not-For-Profit Sector has been fundamental to my development here in Australia. It has provided me with a greater insight into the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Sector, for which I am delighted to contribute.
ABRISA – Brazilian Association for Social Development and Integration in Australia. ABRISA was created to support newcomers and their connection with the Australian environment.
My role: Volunteer Executive Officer
Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC)
“The VMC is the voice of Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities and is the main link between them and the government. Our unique multicultural society remains one of our state’s greatest assets and strengths” (website).
My role: Volunteer Member Regional Advisory Council (South East – 2017 to 2019)
Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition (VIRWC)
The Victorian Women’s Coalition was created in 1998 to support migrant and refugee women’s needs building their capacity.
My role: Volunteer Board member
Ross House Association
The Ross House Association was created 1987 to become a hub for many not for profit business in the city.
My role: Secretary