Australia Day

26 January 2015

284 days to go

Wesa Chau

Wesa Chau is an insightful speaker, strategic thinker, advocate and consultant. She has been working with people from diverse backgrounds for over a decade.

Some of her previous roles include, student liaison coordinator for Culture Card Victoria, direct services manager at Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities, Multicultural Network Coordinator and Management Consultant in the healthcare sector.

Wesa has appeared regularly on a range of television programs, in radio interviews and has published a range of articles and opinion pieces on international education, cultural diversity and the Asian Century. In 2003 she was awarded the Australian Leadership Award; Inductee to the Victorian Honour Roll for Women 2012 and awarded University of Melbourne “Rising Star” Alumni Award 2012. She was named Young Victorian of the Year in 2010.

She was selected as a delegate to attend Australia-China Youth Dialogue, and an Australian scholarship to attend Global Leadership Program in Boston 2011.

Wesa sits on a number of Boards including, Carers Victoria; Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria; InTouch – Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence.

She holds a Masters in Business Management; Graduate Diploma of Law; Bachelor of Engineering (hons) and Commerce; and is a qualified teacher.