Start Date: 30 April 2018
End Date: 30 April 2018
Venue: Hotel Timor
Alumni Showcase on the Disability Sector in Timor-Leste
According to the 2015 census there are over 40,000 people with a disability in Timor-Leste. This showcase brings together practitioners and those living with a disability in Timor-Leste to provide different perspectives and spark debate about some of the challenges people with disabilities face accessing their rights.
The event features presentations from four Australia award alumni:
Monrique dos Reis– who will present findings from his research on access to education for people with visual disabilities.
Dulce da Cunha – who will share her professional experience working with PHD in the disability sector in Timor-Leste.
Jose do Karmo – who will present on how he accessed scholarships as a person living with a disability.
Angelo Venceslau – who will discuss his experience living with a disability in Timor-Leste and as a student studying in Australia.