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Laura joined the Widening Participation team in July 2015. She has previously worked as a policy officer advocating on behalf of culturally and linguistically diverse communities by looking at social justice and social cohesion issues affecting newly arrived migrants and refugees in Australia. She has previously volunteered with different organisations assisting asylum seekers and refugees, including Red Cross and Amnesty International. She has a strong interest in building the capacity of refugee communities and supporting their settlement journey. Laura has a Bachelor Degree in International Relations and European Studies from her home country, Romania, and a Master's Degree in Policing, Intelligence and Counter terrorism from Macquarie University. She was a recipient of the Macquarie University International Scholarship.