Anita Lumbus is a PhD candidate at Curtin University. Her research interests include settlement issues impacting on refugees and people seeking asylum, as well as participatory and social justice oriented research.
Dr Jaya Dantas is Professor of International Health and Dean International in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University, Western Australia. Her research and teaching focusses on health and education inequities, the social determinants and community based participatory research with refugees and migrants especially women and youth. As a migrant woman, Jaya has worked for 32 years in India, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Australia, and undertaken research and teaching in Timor Leste, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and South Africa. She strongly believes in the power of education to change lives and advocates nationally and internationally to improve opportunities for women and youth.