Jeanette Hourani

Jeanette migrated into Australia in 1988; have passion to work with women and children and advocacy for gender equity. Established Voice of Arabic Women on Radio 3CR to address the issues of gender, power, domestic violence, women’s empowerment in the capacity of a volunteer then moved to SBS radio as a paid journalist/broadcaster. Held various positions and coordinated various projects including women’s health, children’s services and early childhood including Dianella Community Health, Royal Women’s Hospital and VICSEG new Futures. Jeanette’s passion to gender equity and advocacy became evident in joining the VIRWC as a Chairperson and a Board member.