Dr Anne Poelina is a Nyikina Warrwa (Indigenous Australian) woman in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Dr Poelina is an active Indigenous community leader, human and earth rights advocate, filmmaker and a respected academic researcher, with a Doctor of Philosophy (Health Science), Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Master of Education, Master of Arts (Indigenous Social Policy), and a Signatory to the Redstone Statement 2010. She is a 2011 Peter Cullen Fellow for Water Leadership.
She was awarded a Laureate from the Women’s World Summit Foundation in Geneva (2017), elected as Chair of the Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council (2018), and serves as Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Fellow with Notre Dame University and as a Research Fellow with Northern Australia Institute Charles Darwin University. Dr Poelina is a Visiting Fellow with the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University, Canberra Australia Water Justice Hub to focus on Indigenous Water Valuation and Resilient Decision-making.
See Dr Anne Poelina at the Better Futures Forum:
Thursday 19 August, 12.30pm - 1.20pm AEST
BREAKOUT SESSION: Justice for first nations people on the pathway to zero emissions