Beyond the Hall of Winthrop

International Women‘s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

August 31, 2021

Krista Dunstan LLB '11, is an impressive young Nyoongar woman from Esperance, speaking at this year's UWA International Women's Day Breakfast at the University Club. 

Krista is committed to community development and equity of service through a number of roles, including as a member of the board of Celebrate WA, Richmond Wellbeing, the Noongar Charitable Trust and as an officer in the Royal Australian Air Force Reserves. Krista was part of the NGO delegation to the UN periodic review of Australia’s performance under the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 2011.

A recipient of the Human Rights Commission's Young People's Medal in 2012, a finalist in both the Young Business Women's Award and Corporate and Private Award categories of the Telstra Business Women's Awards in 2015, the Law Society's Lawyer of the Year (under 5 years' experience) in 2017 and the Women Lawyer's WA Junior Woman Lawyer of the Year (joint) 2018.

Krista recently took on the role of Investment and Trade Commissioner for the Government of Western Australia in the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) region.

 

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