Senior Diversity and Inclusion Adviser, United Nations Human Rights

Fadzi Whande

Fadzi Whande is a multi-award-winning Global Diversity and Inclusion Strategist and Social Justice Advocate. She has worked across the not for profit, government and business sectors in Africa, Australia, UK and USA. She is currently the Senior Programme Officer (Diversity and Inclusion Adviser), Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

Over the course of her career, she has received numerous awards and accolades including being awarded the 2019 Social Impact Award from the Organisation of African Communities, Western Australian of the Year finalist, Australia Day Ambassador, Australian Human Rights Award finalist and a recipient of the International Racial Equity Leadership Award in the USA.

Fadzi is Deputy Chair of Volunteering Western Australia, Board of Directors for The Museum of Freedom and Tolerance and an Ambassador for 100 Women. She received an Executive MBA and Graduate Certificate in Social Impact from the University of Western Australia and is a CSCLeaders alumna.