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Q&A: Path to Justice

Friday, 24 March, 12.30-1.30pm
Union House Theatre, Ground Floor, Union House

Please join us for this interactive Q&A session. Submit your questions to the panel via communications@union.unimelb.edu.au with the subject line “Diversity Week”.

Rabia Siddique, David Nyuol Vincent, Dr Lauren Rosewarne and UMSU President Yan Zhuang will be exploring the different ways they have fought for representation/justice in their own fields and how they have worked to combat discrimination.

About our guests:

Rabia Siddique is an Australian criminal and human rights lawyer, former terrorism and war crimes prosecutor, international humanitarian, hostage survivor, professional speaker, coach and published author. Rabia has undertaken human rights and community aid work in the Middle East, South America, the United Kingdom and Australia, receiving numerous awards including a Queen’s commendation.

Dr Lauren Rosewarne is a senior lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of eight books and currently teaches in the areas of political science and gender studies and writes, comments and speaks on a wide variety of topics including gender, sexuality and media.

David Nyuol Vincent is the Victorian Human Rights Youth Ambassador and a passionate advocate for refugees. The recipient of many awards for his work in reconciliation and multiculturalism, he also authored The Boy Who Wouldn’t Die, the story of his transition from his forced role as a child soldier to an accomplished peace leader.

More speakers to be announced soon!