Engineers face ethical dilemmas that they are not well equipped to deal with through their education. This article in The Conversation suggests to give much greater weight to ethics when training engineers and not treat it as an “add-on” subject.
The Conversation, 16 July 2021See More
Terri Janke, a Wuthathi/Meriam woman and a Vincent Fairfax Fellow, has spent 20 years finessing protocols that could empower Indigenous people to protect their arts and culture.
via The Guardian 20 July 2021See More
Professor Roianne West is on a mission to achieve equity in our health system. In this article from Hospital and Healthcare Magazine Roianne, winner of the 2020 Lowitja Institute Cranlana Award, talks about the immense task of unravelling racism in Australia’s complex health system.
via Hospital and Healthcare Magazine, 16 October 2020See More
Belinda Duarte is the CEO of Culture is Life, an organisation pushing forward Indigenous-led solutions to lower the rate of youth suicide. She’s also the recipient of the 2020 Chief Executive Women Vincent Fairfax Fellowship scholarship.
As a proud Wotjobaluk and Dja Dja Wurrung woman, Duarte points to the first time she experienced racism as a child, and how it woke her up to the inherent challenges and disadvantages Aboriginal people faced in their country compared to their white counterparts.
Since then, she has drawn on the strength and experience of her elders past and present, and her community, to inform her leadership and achieve change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
via PROBono, 24 August 2020See More