Join the Discussion with the following list of speakers,
Prof Kerry Carrington (Head of the QUT School of Justice)
Professor Kerry Carrington is the Head School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT, Australia. She is a Senior Counselor of the Asian Criminological Society, and was till 2015 Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology. She is the founding Co-Chief Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Pacific Rim Editor of Critical Criminology and International editorial board member of the British Society of Criminology’s flagship journal – Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Feminist Criminology. In 2014 Kerry Carrington received the American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime 2103 Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of her contributions to the study and analysis of young women, crime and youth justice which spans 27 years. In 2014 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology (Division of Critical Criminology). In 2011 her co-publication, “Resource Boom Underbelly: The criminological impact of mining” won the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for the best publication in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.
Luke Thompson (Program Manager Inala Youth Service)
Andrew Fa'avale (Mana Mentoring - Chairperson and co-founder)
Andrew has worked as a mediator, practiced as a lawyer, played and coached rugby, worked with young offenders and is currently employed as an equity practitioner and researcher at QUT. These roles have blessed him with the opportunity to live in a diverse range of places such as Samoa, England, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand and Australia.
Outside of work, Andrew co-founded MANA Community Mentoring Inc., a community organisation that seeks to foster the strengths, abilities and options of youth for positive engagement in the community