Kasumi Ejiri the Head of the Centre’s Socio-Legal Team. Since she joined the Centre in 2019, she has led the development of the Centre’s multidisciplinary approach to legal practice. Under her leadership, the Centre has developed a strong socio-legal framework for lawyers to integrate and collaborate with social workers and Aboriginal case workers to offer a more holistic and trauma informed service for our clients.
Kasumi is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers and is a specialist domestic violence worker. Before moving to Canberra she worked in remote Central Australia and in the Northern Territory. Kasumi is passionate about anti-oppressive social work that acknowledges women’s experiences of trauma and injustices so they can empower themselves to move forward with their lives.