Sarah Squire, Head of the Women’s Research, Advocacy and Policy (WRAP) Centre
Sarah has over a decade of experience within the government sector in areas such as employment, human rights, women’s leadership and family violence. Sarah has held several leadership roles, including Manager of the Violence Prevention Coordination Unit at the NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Manager of the Women’s Policy Development Unit at the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, and policy roles at the Australian Human Rights Commission. Sarah has also worked in mental health promotion and led Beyond Blue’s landmark ‘Stop. Think. Respect.’ campaign addressing the impact of discrimination on the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. She also led Beyond Blue’s programs supporting perinatal, parent, children, youth and older adult mental health. Sarah holds a PhD in Women’s Studies from La Trobe University.