Fadzi Whande is a Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist and has been addressing issues of diversity and social justice for over 15 years as a speaker, trainer, consultant, facilitator, and activist. She has an extensive background ranging from launching telecommunication networks to addressing financial literacy, unemployment, social disadvantage, poverty, and gender inequality. Fadzi has worked with numerous organisations, community groups, schools and Universities in Africa, United Kingdom, USA and Australia and is a regular presenter at international conferences. She currently serves on the boards of Mirrabooka Senior High School and Carers Advisory Council and sits on the UN Women International Women’s Day Committee and the National White Ribbon CALD Reference Group.
In 2015, Fadzi was part of the Australian National Committee for UN Women delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. In 2014 she was the recipient of the National Community Ambassador Award by the Celebration of African Australians and in 2013, was appointed a People of Australia Ambassador by the Federal Minister for Multicultural Interests.
Fadzi completed both the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact and an Executive Master in Business Administration at the University of Western Australia.