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Brigid O'Farrell-White

Australia-at-Large, 2018

Brigid O'Farrell-White
  • Current Place of Residence: Sydney

  • University: University of Melbourne

  • Current/Recent Course: BA (Honours) History

Brigid graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History. Her thesis focused on the Nixon Administration’s efforts to facilitate Arab-Israeli peace negotiations in the early 1970s. She has volunteered with organisations that support people with disabilities and refugee rights groups in Australia and abroad. Brigid is a passionate advocate for gender equality and prevention of gender-based violence. She has interned at the UN Human Rights Council and worked in family violence policy for the Victorian Government in Australia. Brigid enjoys learning languages (French and Arabic), travel, ocean swimming and hiking