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60 seconds with Dr Lilac Limpangog

Academic, mother and MCWH RAP Manager Lilac is a gender equality advocate and advisor, university lecturer, Philippines cross- cultural trainer, and a devoted mother of two school-aged kids. She is passionate about promoting women’s rights in all domains of her life and she just so happens to be our new Research Advocacy, and Policy Manager! …

60 seconds with Hoa Pham

60 seconds with Hoa Pham

Award-winning writer, playwright, Peril founder and newest MCWH project officer! What are you enjoying doing at the moment? Stopping and smelling the flowers. What is the best thing that happened to you today? Hugging my children. If you were a super-heroine, what powers would you like to have? The ability to fly. What talent would …

Then and Now with Rosa Vasseghi

Then and Now with Rosa Vasseghi

Activist, creative and peacemaker. What were you doing in 1978? I was working in a big company in the South of Iran. The Islamic revolution in Iran began in 1979. When the new government took power they didn’t let me continue my work or my studies. I was asked by the people who had taken …

Then and Now: Bic Gresty

One of the busiest and best women we know What were you doing in 1978? I worked as a qualified physiotherapist at the Children hospital in Saigon City Vietnam. What’s something that you are really proud of? Being a refugee. What’s your best memory? My New Year eve of my childhood. What’s something you couldn’t …

60 seconds with Hope Mathumbu

New motorist, twitter enthusiast and MCWH Project Officer What are you enjoying doing at the moment? I am enjoying a series of free exercise classes being offered by the Maribyrnong City Council’s Spring into Summer series. I decided to challenge myself this year and signed up for high intensity classes. It’s been a great experience. …

60 seconds with Rani Pramesti

Performance maker, intercultural producer and advocate for diversity in the arts What are you enjoying doing at the moment? Collaborating with an illustrator to adapt my previous performance work, Chinese Whispers, into a digital graphic novel. What is the best thing that has happened to you today? It’s possibly the best but also the most …

60 seconds with Lisha Constantino-Murphy

Story creator and aspiring documentary maker What are you enjoying doing at the moment? At the moment I am enjoying the fact that I can celebrate some of my team’s achievements, particularly in community-based health promotion (at Djerriwarrh Health Services). Last weekend we celebrated the Dream Big Festival in Melton South for the third year …

60 Seconds with Doseda Hetherington

Women’s health worker and gender equality advocate What are you enjoying doing at the moment? I’ve recently been inspired by a documentary on living minimally – it really resonated with me and I’ve since been slowing getting rid of the stuff in my life that I no longer use or need. It’s such a great …

60 seconds with Sasha Sarago

Editor and co-founder of Ascension magazine and proud Aboriginal woman What are you enjoying doing at the moment? Right now I am enjoying my research of Indigenous feminism and Australia’s colonial frameworks for a documentary I am producing. If you had a magic wand, what would you use it for? If I had a magic …