Speakers at Council
Ms. Susan Fahey
Topic: 'Improving Gender diversity in Law Student Societies'
Location: U-Tas Law School Grosvenor Street
Date: Thursday 7 July
Time: 10:00am - 10:45am
Ms Fahey is the Chief Executive Officer of the Women's Legal Service Tasmania.
In her time managing WLST, it has grown from three staff to 11, has locations in Hobart and Burnie, has greatly increased the level and kinds of assistance provided to the women of Tasmania and their families and become nationally recognised as a leading community legal centre.
In 2015 Susan was named Tasmanian winner of the For Purpose and Social Enterprise category of the Telstra Business Women’s Award. In 2014 she was awarded the Tasmanian Women Lawyers Biennial Achievement Award for outstanding contribution and achievement to the practice, development and education of law and social justice.
Most recently Susan was named the Tasmanian State Winner of the 2016 Australian Award for Excellence in Women’s Leadership.
Susan is a regular contributor in both local and national media on a number of issues including family violence and reproductive health and her opinion is sought on a frequent basis by legislators across Australia at state and federal level.
Dr Margaret Otlowski
Margaret has been invited to participate in international workshops on biobanks and ethics. She has chaired sessions for the Australian Bioethics Conference, the Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics, and the World Medical Law Congress. She has been on the editorial board of six law journals and continues to peer review contributions for over twenty law journals.
Professor Margaret Otlowski has served as expert and high-level policy advisor to the government as member of the Australian Health Ethics Committee (AHEC) and the Human Genetics Advisory Committee (HGAC), both of which are Principal Committees of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
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