Kanchana Pathirana / Climate Organiser

Kanchana lives and works in unceded Jagera and Turrbal country in Meanjin. She has a background in psychology with a diverse career focused on equity and working with and empowering disadvantaged communities. She has worked with indigenous organisations, academic institutes, international aid organisations, Government, community NFPs, and multi cultural and multi faith community organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand, Sri Lanka, South Australia and Queensland.

She loves being in nature and dancing. She is determined to help build diverse, inclusive and well resourced communities advocating to protect nature, and a fair and sustainable future for all.