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Maya Cranitch

Maya Cranitch (AM) has had many years of experience at Australian Catholic University (ACU)  and at the University of Sydney, lecturing in language and literacy education. She has worked as a consultant the area of education for refugees both in Australia with the NSW Department of Education and as a volunteer member of the Jesuit Refugee Service Global Education team. Maya has been a Program Coordinator with the ACU Refugee program on the Thai Burma Border and a faculty member of the University of Geneva Summer school in Higher Education in Emergencies.  

Maya arrived in Australia as a refugee from Hungary with her family and is Chair of the Refugee Council of Australia.