Karen Mundine

Chief Executive Officer, Reconciliation Australia
Karen Mundine is from the Bundjalung Nation of northern NSW. As the CEO at Reconciliation Australia, Karen brings to the role more than 20 years’ experience leading community engagement, public advocacy, communications and social marketing campaigns. Over the course of her career she has been instrumental in some of Australia’s watershed national events including the Apology to the Stolen Generations, Centenary of Federation commemorations, Corroboree 2000 and the 1997 Australian Reconciliation Convention. Ms Mundine holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Technology Sydney and is a Director of the Gondwana Children’s Choir Board. Previous roles include Mary Mackillop Board Director, Deputy Chief Executive and General Manager Communication and Engagement, Reconciliation Australia; Senior Consultant, CPR Communications; senior public affairs and communications roles with federal government departments including Prime Minister and Cabinet and Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Takes part in

  • Diversity, Equality & Inclusion in Real Estate ForumView Full Event
  • 15:30 - 16:10

    Fireside chat: Examining how we can employ and empower Indigenous Australians into the industry

    By Jason Ardler PSM Former Head Aboriginal Affairs, Department of the Premier & Cabinet NSW

    In this session, we examine how employers can engage and hire more indigenous Australians and help first Australians build a successful career in Real Estate.

    • How do you create an effective indigenous Australian employment campaign?
    • What cultural considerations need to be made when looking to employ indigenous Australians?
    Panellists include:
    Karen Mundine Chief Executive Officer, Reconciliation Australia
    Jason Ardler PSM Former Head Aboriginal Affairs, Department of the Premier & Cabinet NSW
    Moderated by:
    Emma Hendry Non-Executive Director, TIKS

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