Alexandra Ridgway - Rotary Global Scholar


From: Wednesday November 20, 2019, 12:30 pm

To: Wednesday November 20, 2019, 2:00 pm

Alexandra Ridgway has worked for over a decade in NGOs both within Australia and internationally. She has specialised in the areas of violence against women, legal education, innovative justice and cross cultural service delivery. In 2012, she established the inTouch Legal Centre for the inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence in Melbourne, Australia. This service is the first of its kind in Australia.

In 2013 Alexandra was awarded the national ANZSOC Student Paper Prize for the research paper she conducted for her Masters, Talking Trauma: Analysing the Relationship between Lawyers’ Communication Techniques and CALD Victim-Survivors’ Disengagement from the Justice System.

Alexandra is currently undertaking her PhD at The University of Hong Kong where she is researching the experiences of spousal visa holders who experience relationship breakdown in Hong Kong and Australia.

From June until December 2018, Alexandra was a visiting research fellow at The University of Vienna in Austria during which time she worked on a small research project investigating migrant women's experiences of using Vienna's city spaces. 


Cost: $48 includes 2 course meal and coffee

Drinks available at bar prices.



Sofitel Hotel

Level 35, 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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