58 min

Senator Dorinda Cox – Social justice and investing in First Nations women Rich Blak Women

    • Society & Culture

Dorinda Cox is a force-of-nature Yamatji-Noongar woman with a strong record of working
for social justice. Along with being a Senator for the Greens in Western
Australia, Dorinda is a mum to two daughters and a small business owner.
She has over 20 years’ experience working in government and non-government sectors
and has made significant contributions to policy and advocacy in the areas
of domestic violence, child protection, and Aboriginal Justice. 
In this really interesting episode, we yarn about asking questions and finding
solutions, remaining authentic and grounded, being resourceful when you need to
be, cultivating money skills in the next generation, and the importance of
investing in women especially when it comes to economic participation. Dorinda
also shares her top money tips and affirmations so make sure you listen until
the end of the episode.
Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
mindset.
Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
allies.
The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
(WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).
Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
wellness and independence.
Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw
For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

Dorinda Cox is a force-of-nature Yamatji-Noongar woman with a strong record of working
for social justice. Along with being a Senator for the Greens in Western
Australia, Dorinda is a mum to two daughters and a small business owner.
She has over 20 years’ experience working in government and non-government sectors
and has made significant contributions to policy and advocacy in the areas
of domestic violence, child protection, and Aboriginal Justice. 
In this really interesting episode, we yarn about asking questions and finding
solutions, remaining authentic and grounded, being resourceful when you need to
be, cultivating money skills in the next generation, and the importance of
investing in women especially when it comes to economic participation. Dorinda
also shares her top money tips and affirmations so make sure you listen until
the end of the episode.
Rich Blak Women is a podcast from national Indigenous not-for-profit First Nations
Foundation, following stories of culture, strength, challenge, and resilience
from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women – rich in culture, value, and
mindset.
Conversations aim to deepen awareness about the unique economic inequities’ First Nations
women face, investigate success and connection to culture, empower financial
wellbeing through shared experiences and learnings, and build community and
allies.
The First Nations line-up of guests in the new season include Guyala Bayles (model,
actor, activist), Gill Mailman (telecommunications leader), Senator Dorinda Cox
(WA Greens), Marcella Ketchell (GBH Torres Strait Sea & Land Council),
Shantelle Thompson OAM (Kiilalaana Foundation founder and Jiu Jitsu world
champion), Shanell Dargan (boxer and singer), Donnell Wallam (Australian
netballer), Celeste Carnegie, (Community Programs & Engagement at
Indigitek), and Nornie Bero (Mabu Mabu restaurant owner).
Host, Larisha Jerome, is a proud Jarowair, Wakka Wakka & Wulli Wulli woman who
grew up on Darug Country in Western Sydney and has an extensive background in
banking, women’s health, government, and community services. She leads the
Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness work addressing the economic injustice
First Nations people face and empowering women to achieve full financial
wellness and independence.
Rich Blak Women will be available on most podcast platforms and can be streamed from
First Nations Foundation directly. For more information, please visit tomorrowmoney.co/women/rbw
For more information on the Foundation’s Women’s Financial Wellness initiative,
please visit firstnationsfoundation.org.au/indigenous-womens-financial-wellness

58 min

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