I have always sought to be an activist, manifesting both in my undergraduate (Politics & International Relations/German) and in my life outside university. After living overseas for six years, I am now home and hope to contribute to a better, fairer Australia, focusing on one of the greatest challenges for the progress of social justice: climate change.
Through the Master of Environment, I will learn the issues and tools central to climate and environmental policy. I hope to address the issues remote communities face when confronting climate change and in doing so, reduce marginalisation and inequality. Well-designed environmental policy includes the wants, needs and knowledge of individual communities and will have far-reaching impacts on physical, mental and socioeconomic well-being.
In my free time, I write and perform music. Both social justice and music have always been a means of connection and integral to my sense of belonging in the world.
Skills & Expertise
- Language (German and Spanish)
- Organisation of large and diverse groups of people
- Climate policy
- Presentation and performance
"Through this programme, I hope to secure the skills I will need in order to assist remote communities in preparing for, adapting to and recovering from the adverse effects of climate change."
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