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Evianne has held the post of Research and Project Officer with the Student Diversity and Inclusion Unit at Macquarie since November 2017. Evianne is working on the development of a new Diversity and Inclusion framework for the University that includes staff and students. She is excited about fostering Macquarie University’s profile of an inclusive, culturally safe and diverse work and study environment.
Evianne holds a doctoral degree in Psychology from the University of Cambridge. Her research focused on child sexual abuse and the involvement of the internet and the interaction with the legal system. Prior to coming to Macquarie University, she co-authored a report for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Previous to her work with the Royal Commission, Evianne worked in the University of Cambridge Research Office, and she was elected and employed as the President of the University of Cambridge Graduate Union. To this role she brought substantial experience as a national advocate for bettering disabled people’s rights and opportunities in the Netherlands. As President, Evianne became passionate about supporting students in minority and disadvantaged groups. She successfully advocated for their needs and rights in the highest levels of University governance, including University Council.