This week, Desmore chats with the ever confident, community game changer Sharon Orapeleng! Sharon’s resume is extensive and she has no plans of slowing down. Find out more about Sharon and her work at www.psychedsolutions.com.au
Interview source Our Definition Of Success: This podcast episode was produced by Steph Dower from Dower Productions.
Sharon is a tireless community advocate for social inclusion and social justice with passion for raising community awareness on issues in relation to mental health, domestic violence, disability, diversity, equity and equality as well working with government and other stakeholders on policies to improve services for all Australians.
She was honoured in 2013 as one of the 125 Leading Women in Queensland by YWCA and recognized as one of the 100 most influential African Australians by Celebration of African Australians Inc. Sharon is a recognized public speaker, event host, change maker and a social entrepreneur.
She is a mental health professional, a cultural diversity consultant to government, non-government organisations and private corporations. She has been delivering Mental Health First Aid as an accredited Instructor to government, non-government organizations and general community for over 4 years. She has also worked in senior roles in disability services, mental health and community development in government and non-government sector for 10 years.