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Meagan Shand, CEO Arts Access Australia (WA)

A woman wearing a black top with short brown hair smiles to the camera.Arts Access Australia, Leading to the Future Panel

Meagan Shand describes herself as a Wellbeing Artist with over 20 years experience working in the NGO sector. Meagan lives with disability, and received a Centenary Medal of Australia in 2001 for her vision and commitment to creating a disability-led advocacy group.

Meagan is passionate about promoting the benefits of Arts, and recently completed a Masters of Social Science, exploring how participation in art contributes to individual and community resilience.

Meagan came to the role of CEO of Arts Access Australia in Feb 2017, she says her biggest achievement to date is leading eight of Australia’s most talented artists with disability on the first international arts exchange to Berlin.

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Meeting Place 2018

24 - 26 September

Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870