Dr Iryna Khodos is a Ukrainian-Australian academic, with specialisation in language education, bilingualism, and language practices in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) communities. Currently, she holds a research position at Curtin University, and a teaching position at the University of New England. She is also an invited member of the Australian Association for Research in Education, the Language Lab, and Cognition and Emotion Group. As a researcher, she engages in providing targeted language support for CaLD communities and improving language use experiences of a wide range of bilinguals. As an educator, she has ample experience fostering culturally inclusive education across Australia.