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You are invited to the Xavier Social Justice Network Dinner 2017 in support of Jesuit Refugee Services on Tuesday 6 June 7:00 - 10:00pm at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong. Our speakers for the evening will be Carolina Gottardo, Director - Jesuit Refugee Services (March 2017), and David Manne, Executive Director - Refugee Legal.
Carolina has worked in human rights, international development and forced displacement. She has previously worked in the UK as Director of the Latin American Women’s Rights Service, the UN Development Program, the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development, the British Institute of Human Rights, and Red Cross. Carolina has also served as the National Policy and Research Director of the Refugee Council of Australia. Carolina has served on a number of boards related to human rights, migration and refugee issues. She has specialised in advocacy for women’s and girls’ rights.
David Manne is a human rights lawyer. He has worked in various capacities assisting asylum seekers for over twenty years. Refugee Legal has been at the forefront of defending the rights, the dignity and the lives of asylum seekers, refugees and disadvantaged migrants. David has been on a number of peak Government and NFP consultative bodies. He has also been appointed to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Advisory Board of Eminent Persons.
Xavier Social Justice Network Dinner 2017 in support of Jesuit Refugee Services
When: Tuesday 6 June 7:00 - 10:00pm
Where: Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, 489 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong
Tickets: $90 general admission $80 concession (Students very welcome)
All proceeds go to Jesuit Refugee Services
Book: www.trybooking.com/PJKN by Friday 2 June
Contact: Bronwen Kellett, Xavier Social Justice Network Coordinator. E: Bronwen.Kellett@xavier.vic.edu.au. M: 0427 413 503
Click here to download the event flyer