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DHS Disability Services ‘Cultural Diversity Campaign’: Meet Judith


“It is in your hands to create a better world for all who live in it” Nelson Mandela

Today we celebrate human and social rights activist, as well as South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela.

Judith, who is of proud Kenyan descent, shared with us why the example that Nelson Mandela set, and her own African heritage are so important to her life and work. Working in our DHS Disability Services team, Judith speaks of the importance of cultural diversity within the workspace for staff and clients and expresses how passionate she is working at DHS, saying,

“The care factor within human services impacts how I view my work. Every day I want to get up and take care of the community.”

On Nelson Mandela International Day, celebrated each year on this day, it’s encouraged to spend at least 67 minutes doing something positive for your community, honouring the 67 years Nelson Mandela spent fighting for social justice and equality.

Judith shares with us how, in her work supporting South Australians living with disability to fulfil their goals and ambitions, she seeks to honour the change that Nelson Mandela spent fighting for social justice and equality.

“DHS Disability Services gets involved in reconciling our corporate identity by engaging cultural representation which makes first nations people feel part of the organisation. They feel like it is a workplace that they want to come to. I feel valued at work. Everyone feels welcome and a part of the team.”

We thank Judith for sharing her passionate thoughts about honouring the legacy of an international leader and champion.

Happy Nelson Mandela International Day!

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