A national voice for immigrant and refugee women’s wellbeing in Australia

Rosi Aryal Lees

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Equality@Work Project Officer

Rosi Aryal Lees

Rosi coordinates Equality@Work, the first workplace prevention program in Australia to address gender inequality and other intersecting forms of inequality which make immigrant and refugee women particularly vulnerable to family violence other forms of violence against women. Rosi has conducted extensive consultations with stakeholders supporting immigrant and refugee carers, and has worked closely with MCWH’s bilingual health educators to facilitate in-depth interviews and focus groups with carers. She has also analysed the structural barriers preventing immigrant and refugee carers from accessing services, and has presented her findings at national conferences and co-design forums for national health-sector reforms. Rosi has tertiary qualifications in cultural anthropology, human geography and development sociology.