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Speaker Meeting: Fadzi Whande, Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist

  • LANEWAY LOUNGE 414 Murray Street Perth, WA, 6000 Australia (map)

The Power of Story to develop and cultivate  inclusive spaces

This November we are delighted to welcome Fadzi Whande to bring us on her journey on 'The Power of Story to Develop and Cultivate Inclusive Spaces.'

Fadzi Whande is a Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, award winning Social Justice Advocate, Facilitator and Keynote Speaker and currently works as the Manager, Inclusion and Diversity at the University of Western Australia. 

A dynamic and engaging speaker, Fadzi is a champion for encouraging dialogue as a means of understanding difference. Her work primarily focuses on addressing systemic and institutionalised barriers held towards historically underrepresented groups. She currently serves as the National Human Rights Program Convenor for the United Nations Association of Australia, is on the Board of the Museum of Freedom and Tolerance, the National Diversity Advisory Group for the Australian Computer Society and White Ribbon and an Ambassador for the philanthropic women’s circle 100 Women, Water for Africa and the Humanitarian Group.

Over the course of her career she has been the recipient of various awards and accolades including being awarded the 2016 International Racial Equity Leadership Award in USA; 2016 finalist for the Australian Human Rights - ‘Racism it Stops With Me’ Award; 2015 Australian National Committee for UN Women’s delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York; 2014 recipient of the National Community Ambassador Award and in 2013 was appointed a People of Australia Ambassador by the Federal Mister for Multicultural Interests. 

Fadzi received an Executive Master in Business Administration and Graduate Certificate in Social Impact from the University of Western Australia.

With Fadzi's long list of achievements and no shortage of community involvement, there is no-one better placed to inspire us to be the leaders of tomorrow. Don't miss your chance to hear from Fadzi at Rotary of Elizabeth Quay.

Door registrations will not be available and tickets will be limited to ensure an up-close, personal event with Fadzi. 

We recommend you purchase a ticket today to avoid missing out.

Event Details

  • DATE: Wednesday 1 November 2017
  • TIME: doors open at 5:15pm for a 5:30pm start
  • VENUE: The Laneway Lounge, 414A Murray St, Perth, Western Australia
  • PRICE: $10 for non-members and free for members (limited places available). Please register via Eventbrite.
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