Webinar: Doing inclusivity better in a post-COVID world

Tuesday 07 December 2021

Join us to hear cross-cultural consultant, Tasneem Chopra OAM, in conversation with family violence and disability advocate Nicole Lee, as they lead a discussion on intersectional equality - how can we cultivate a truly open, diverse and inclusive community and strengthen COVID-19 recovery.

Bookings required.

In partnership with the Neighbourhood Justice Centre, Yarra Libraries and the Thomas, Samuel & George Ewing Trust

About the speakers:
Nicole Lee is a family violence survivor and passionate advocate. After suffering a decade of abuse at the hands of her former husband, Nicole now uses her lived-experience of family violence to speak out for those who don’t yet have a voice. Nicole, who also uses a wheelchair, focuses on family violence perpetrated against those who have a disability, or who depend on carers or family members for support. Nicole Lee has played a major role in shaping how Victoria responds, and works to prevent, family violence. Nicole served as a member of the Victim Survivors’ Advisory Council (2016-2019) and uses her public profile to advocate and speak out for those who have, or are, experiencing family violence.

Tasneem Chopra will be in conversation with Nicole Lee. Tasneem is a cross-cultural consultant and addresses issues of diversity, equity and inclusion across organisational leadership, including intersectionality within government, corporate, arts and community sectors. For her efforts she was recently appointed the inaugural Ambassador for Women of Colour, Australia - and in 2020, awarded an OAM Tasneem has been named an ‘Anti-Racism Champion’ by the Australian Human Rights Commission and holds a Distinguished Alumni Award from La Trobe University in recognition of her impact in the diversity sector. Tasneem has also enjoyed governance affiliations with Ambulance Victoria, the In-Touch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, the Luke Batty Foundation, NOW Australia, and Board Chairing roles for the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights and Lentil As Anything.

If you have accessibility questions or requirements, please contact us at yarralibraries@yarracity.vic.gov.au or on 1300 695 427.

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Date and time:
7.00pm - 8.00pm
Tuesday 07 December 2021


Address:
Online - Zoom