Join the University of Canberra community for our annual reconciliation week breakfast with our special guest Shelley Cable. Learn about reconciliation at UC and hear from Shelley as she shares her experiences achievements.
About Shelley Cable:
Shelley Cable is a Nyoongar woman who is passionate about Indigenous business and financial inclusion. Currently undertaking CPA studies, Shelley was shortlisted to attend Stanford University at age 19, placing in the top 5% of 10,000 applicants globally.
In 2017, Shelley presented to the United Nations on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, and had her recommendations on financial literacy accepted and formally endorsed. She was also elected to attend the Uluru Convention on Constitutional Reform, which resulted in the formation of the historic Uluru Statement.
Shelley has been widely recognised for her leadership, including as the winner of Curtin University's Young Alumna of the Year Award 2017, the winner of the WA Young Achiever Award - Leadership category 2018, and as a Finalist in the Western Australian of the Year Awards in both 2017 and 2018 (youth category).
100% of the ticket purchase price goes to the Ngunnawal Elder’s Fund, which promotes the social and emotional health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the University of Canberra through the provision of financial assistance in the event of unexpected financial hardship and/or for one-off expenses relating to cultural requirements. The Fund aims to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students complete their studies and reach their full potential. You can donate directly to the Ngunnawal Elders Fund here.