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11 August Tuesday

Violet Roumeliotis AM, a social entrepreneur who champions the strengths of our diverse communities.

11 August 2020, 12:30 - 11 August 2020, 13:30

Through her C-suite and board roles, Violet uses innovation and collective impact to promote social justice and inclusion in all forms. She is the CEO of Settlement Services International, a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other vulnerable individuals to achieve their full potential.

During her eight years as CEO, Violet has taken SSI from a Sydney-based organisation with 68 staff to an 800-plus workforce that supports more than 37,600 people nationally each year.

In 2020, she was made a member of the Order of Australia for outstanding service to the community. Violet is also a former Telstra Australia Business Woman of the Year, has been named one of AFR’s Top 100 Women of Influence for 2018 in the category of Diversity & Inclusion and was awarded the title of Community Fellow from Western Sydney University for outstanding service to the community.

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