Multicultural Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health Conference

Speaker Biographies

Alice Abbott

Social Worker, Inner City Referral Service (ICRS)

Dr Natasha Alexander

Director Consentability

Branka Bogdan

Project Coordinator, Culturally Responsive Health project, True

Ana Borges

Psychologist and PhD Candidate, University of Queensland

Penny Bridge


Marina Chand

Director, World Wellness Group Ltd

Na Mon Cheung

Community Outreach Officer, Sex Workers Outreach Project

Alison Coelho

Acting Co-Executive Manager, Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health

Andrea Creado

CEO of Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Centre

Samsam Geereh

Health Promotion Officer, Women's Health West

Nafiseh Ghafournia

Multicultural Health Liaison Officer, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle.

Ingrid Green

Immigrant Women’s Support Service (IWSS)

Monique Hameed

Project Officer for the Our Voices, Changing Cultures Project

Intesar Homed

Health Promotion Worker at Women’s Health In the North

Monique Hooper

Nurse Practitioner Candidate, IUIH

Helene Johns

RN, RM, DipAppSc, BAppSc MEd, PhD, Midwife

Bessy Kabamba

Professional Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher

Debbie Kilroy


Romy Listo

PhD Candidate, Gender Studies and Development, UQ

K Jane Middleton

PhD candidate at RMIT University

Masha Mikola

Research & Policy Coordinator, Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health

Olivia Moy

Social Health Coordinator, Northgate ATSICHS

Dr Adele Murdolo

Executive Director Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health

Yenenesh Nigusse

Teaching Artist and Creative Producer

Miya Pittaya

Migration Project Manager, Scarlet Alliance

Liz Price

Project Officer (Public Health), Children by Choice

Regina Quiazon

Senior Research and Policy Advocate, Multicultural

Mikhara Ramsing

CEO, Ground Chai

Lana Richardson

Hepatitis B Projects, Hepatitis Queensland

Nicola Roberts

Clinical Midwife/RN, Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Centre

Fungisai Siggins

Program Officer with ECCQ

Karin Stanzel

PhD candidate, Monash University - Jean Hailes Research Unit

Birdie Thirapat

Migrant Sex Workers' Reproductive Health & STI Prevention

Minnie Vo

Culturally Responsive Health Project Officer with True

Kathryn Wenham

PhD Candidate, Griffith University

Yen-Rong Wong

Writer, founding editor of Pencilled In