FCAWA Conference 2018
The Cost of Poverty
Keynote Speaker for 2018!
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.