Sonia Di Mezza
Sonia Di Mezza is the Deputy CEO of the Aged, Carer and Advocacy Service (ADACAS) and a solicitor, based in the ACT. She holds a Masters of International Law majoring in human rights. She has worked as a human rights lawyer in Pakistan, Lebanon, Sudan, India, as a refugee lawyer in Australia and speaks five languages.
Sonia provides advocacy for older people, people with disabilities and people with mental health issues in the ACT and is on the board of an international human rights NGO, Peace Brigades International and International NGO Safety Organisation. She specialises in the provision of advocacy for people from CALD backgrounds.
At NEAC 2019 Sonia will speak at: