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The Hon. Verity Firth

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Executive Director, Social Justice, Centre for Social Justice & Inclusion - University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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Verity Firth is the UTS Executive Director, Social Justice and leads the Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion at the University of Technology, Sydney. She is currently spearheading the University’s Social Impact Framework, a first of its kind in the Australian university sector. Ms Firth has over fifteen years’ experience at the very highest levels of government and the not-for-profit sector in Australia. As NSW Minister for Women (2007-2009), Ms Firth implemented sector wide strategies to improve women’s recruitment, development and employment in the NSW public sector. As NSW Minister for Education and Training (2008-2011), she focused on equity in education, and how to best address educational disadvantage in low socioeconomic communities, including rural and remote indigenous communities.

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08 June 2021 10:15 am
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