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Jessica Maher

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Queensland

State: QLD

Jessica Maher

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Queensland

State: QLD

Biography

I am passionate about using the tools of communication and storytelling to inspire social change.

I have spent the past year and a half living in Cambodia where I worked for a non-government organisation in one of Phnom Penh's poorest communities, collecting stories of hope and transformation, and sharing them digitally with a global audience. My career goal is to empower disadvantaged groups in Australia including refugees, homeless youth, and Indigenous Australians with digital communication skills to ensure more voices are heard within the media.

In my spare time, you'll find me drinking coffee or on my yoga mat.

Skills & Expertise

  • Participatory Communication projects
  • Digital communication for social change
  • Copywriting
  • Intercultural communication
  • Listening to people's stories

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