Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2017
The Club is very pleased to announce its winner of the 2017 “Young Women in Public Affairs” Award to be Ishka de Silva from the Presbyterian Ladies College.
Ishka is a very impressive young lady and will be completing her International Baccalaureate Diploma this year. She is passionate about human rights as well as fair fashion trade and last year she in work experience with the United Nations in Geneva, where she was exposed to bodies including UN Aids, Medicins Sans Frontiers and the International Labour Organisation, further heightening her passion for human rights.
Currently she spends time as a volunteer with the Sudanese Saturday School in Box Hill, where she tutors primary school students of a Sudanese Refugee background as well as holding leadership roles within PLC as a member of the Student Leadership Team, Aerobics Captain and House Captain.
She certainly has a bright future awaiting her and we wish her every success.