Interview with Fadzi Whande
Fadzi Whande is a Diversity Consultant with
CommunityWest. Over the years, she has held various community
development roles aimed at reducing the impact and effect of HIV/AIDS,
financial literacy, unemployment and social disadvantage.
currently serves on the board of Mirrabooka High School; UN Women Perth
International Women’s Day Committee, Carers Advisory Council and is a
past board member for Women Aglow.
In 2013 she was appointed a
People of Australia Ambassador by the Federal Minister for Multicultural
Interests and in 2014 awarded the Community Ambassador Award by the
Celebration of African Australian Committee.
Fadzi has recently been
selected as a member delegate by UN Women Australia to attend the 59th
session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United
Nations headquarters in New York.
Fadzi completed the Graduate
Certificate in Social Impact at the University of Western Australia
where she is also due to complete her Master in Business Administration.
You can follow CommunityWest on Twitter: @CommunityWest_WA
In this "Inspiring Women to Lead" interview, Fadzi Whande speaks to Nadine Richards about her beginnings, challenges and struggles and how important it is to "be bold enough to challenge things".
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