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Philip Chan

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Melbourne

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Position: Master of Laws

Philip Chan

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Future Leaders

University: The University of Melbourne

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Position: Master of Laws

Scholarship Project

Philip will be studying a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne, developing his expertise as a children’s rights lawyer, policymaker and academic.

Biography

Philip’s thirst for learning is driven by his passion to improve the lives of children and young people.

He is a qualified lawyer and children’s rights advocate. He completed his legal training at one of the world’s largest law firms, was a UNICEF Young Ambassador, and worked on the frontline of the refugee crisis with the United Nations. Recently, he was named one of Australia's most influential people in the pro bono sector.

Philip is fascinated by the impact of technology on children’s rights and social movements, and the role of business and education in protecting Indigenous and refugee rights.

Skills & Expertise

  • Human rights law
  • International relations and cross-cultural diplomacy
  • Education policy
  • Social movements and advocacy
  • Public speaking and journalism

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