Speaker

Maria Leebeek

Queensland Youth Housing Coalition

 Maria Leebeek

Maria Leebeek has a long standing commitment to working in the not-for-profit sector on social justice issues. Maria has been employed in range of positions from direct practice, with a focus on housing and homelessness, through to organizational management.

This grounded experience has enabled Maria to undertake a range of project and policy work and to share this knowledge and advocate in a range of community and public settings.

Maria is passionate about the role of not for profit organisations and is currently enrolled in a Research Masters of Business at QUT exploring collaboration in the NFP sector.  Maria has a Bachelor of Social Work (Queensland University) and a Graduate Diploma in Business (Philantropy and Nonprofit Studies QUT).

Maria will be joined by Jamie Muchall, Lesley Healy, Jasmine Lind and Phil Flint of Queensland Youth Housing Coalition.

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Thursday 29 August 2019
11.00am – 12.30pm

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Connecting young people with housing

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