Nareen Young, Professor Indigenous Policy, UTS
Nareen is one of Australia's leading and most respected workplace Diversity practitioners and thinkers and managed two Diversity peak bodies, with enormous success, for over 15 years. Nareen is currently Professor of Indigenous Policy in the University of Technology, Sydney. Nareen was CEO of Diversity Council Australia (DCA) from 2007 to 2104. Prior to this appointment she was Director of the NSW Working Women's Centre from 1998-2005. She has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for this work, including the inaugural 100 Women of Influence honour for Diversity, has presented both nationally and internationally, and published. Nareen was also Executive Director at Pricewaterhouse Coopers Indigenous Consulting working on the most innovative, exciting approaches to cultivating and nurturing what Indigenous Australians bring to our workplaces and businesses. She spent 8 months in 2014 as Strategic Adviser - Flexibility at Westpac, and utilises her knowledge as a reporting CEO for 15 years through governance. She is non-executive Director for Souths Cares and BlakDance.