Global Diversity & Inclusion Strategist – Whande Group
Fadzi Whande is a dynamic award winning international speaker and is a champion for encouraging dialogue as a means of understanding difference. A skilled facilitator in the areas of unconscious bias, gender inequality and racial socialisation and identity, her work primarily focuses on addressing systemic and institutionalised barriers held towards historically undermined groups.
Recently Fadzi was awarded the International Racial Equity Leadership Award in Austin, Texas and has just been named a finalist for the Australian Human Rights, ‘Racism it Stops With Me’ Award. In 2015, she was part of the Australian National Committee for UN Women’s delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women in New York. In 2014 she was the recipient of the National Community Ambassador Award and in 2013 – 2014 was appointed a People of Australia Ambassador.
She currently serves on the Executive Committee for the United Nations Association of Western Australia as the Human Rights Chairperson and sits on various other boards’ and committees.
Fadzi received her Graduate Certificate in Social Impact and Executive Master in Business Administration from the University of Western Australia.