Rana Ebrahimi

Rana Ebrahimi is the community engagement manager at Cancer Council Victoria and the co-founder/director at the Hueman Equity Consulting.

She is the first Iranian woman as Head of Office for the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Iran, she was accountable for the protection and holistic wellbeing of 120,000 refugees and displaced immigrants.

Since immigration to Australia in 2016, she has undertaken leadership of several major projects. In 2018, Rana led the Reducing Racism project through her work with the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC).

Rana Ebrahimi has expertise in the areas of humanitarian ethics, diversity and gender-based issues. She holds a Master in International Law with a thesis focusing on Afghan Refugee’s predicament in Iran.