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FCAWA Conference 2018

29th Oct 2018 - 1st Nov 2018
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Duxton Hotel, 1 St Georges Terrace Perth Western Australia Australia 6000

The Cost of Poverty

 

 

 

 

Keynote Speaker for 2018! 

 

Nairn Walker

 

Bridges out of Poverty

Nairn Walker has now worked across Australia, New Zealand, the US and the UK with over one hundred thousand professionals to raise awareness of Dr Ruby Payne’s insights into the issues presented by economic disadvantage in every level of our communities, schools and businesses. She is committed to raising awareness, understanding and outcomes through sharing strategies that make a difference.

Nairn has been engaged with Dr Payne’s Framework for Understanding Poverty material for twenty years since first being introduced to the material in her role as a Program and Campus Manager for disadvantaged and challenging youth and their families in Northern Tasmania. Nairn taught Equity and Social Justice at the University of Tasmania (School of Education) for several years. She is the mother of three children, Marley, Daisy and Hamish.