Youth Research Council

Youth Research Council

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Angelica Ojinnaka

Angelica Ojinnaka is an enthusiastic Nigerian-Australian youth advocate and researcher. Her passions include mental health promotion, policy and advocacy, youth participation in policy decision-making, dismantling racism and gender justice. 

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Grace Morgan

Grace lives in Tasmania and grew up in an outer regional area before moving into the city. She has worked in the hospitality industry for several years. Complementary to this, in 2018 Grace completed her Certificate III and IV in Business and is now undertaking a Diploma of Leadership and Management.

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Inez Winters

Inez lives in Melbourne's Inner North and is currently studying her Bachelor and Masters of Social Work at La Trobe University. She has a particular interest in advocacy, child and adolescent health, refugee and asylum seekers, and family violence sectors.

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Jeanti Profaca

Jeanti lives on Sydney’s North Shore. She works part time as a receptionist at a medical centre and is also a youth ambassador for ReachOut, however most of her week is devoted to her studies at the University of Technology (UTS) Sydney.

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Kate Knudsen

Kate lives on the Gold Coast, where she is studying medicine with the ultimate goal of becoming a psychiatrist. She is also employed as a research assistant at the Hopkins Centre (Griffith University), where she is involved in reviewing the literature on the care and experiences of people with brain and spinal cord injuries.

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Melissa Keller-Tuberg

Melissa is an enthusiastic youth mental health advocate, psychology student and aspiring researcher studying a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at Swinburne University.

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Sean Xiao

Sean is from Alice Springs, but was born in Cheng Du China. Sean is a youth ambassador for the Northern Territory, and contributes to his community through consultations with government and organisations around youth empowerment.

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Sneha Mishra

Sneha lives in Perth where she is going into her final year of Doctor of Medicine at the University of Western Australia.

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