Phone: 02 5104 2952
Helen comes to ERA from the community legal sector, where she spent 10 years as a solicitor specialising in disability discrimination law, tenancy law and social security law. Helen has experience working in both front line legal service provision and law reform advocacy. She also worked on the NSW Law Reform Commission’s report into the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 as a paralegal and represented the National Association of Community Legal Centres in negotiations regarding the drafting of the Disability Rights Convention at the United Nations in Bangkok and New York in 2003.
Phone: 0404 105 406
Dakshata has cemented a passion for pursuing advocacy and gender equality in all aspects of life. She is in her final year studying Political Economics, focused on uneven development and eco-feminism, at the University of Sydney. In the near future she would like to pursue postgraduate study in public policy with the goal to actively participate in initiatives that empower women across Australia. She volunteers as a Girl Guide Leader of girls aged 7-18 years. In this role she helps girls discover their voice, reach their potential and be changemakers in their world.