National Council

Professor Jaya Dantas, PhD accepted the position of President in April 2019. She is currently Dean International and Professor of International Health in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Curtin University in Western Australia. Jaya has worked for 32 years in India, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Australia and has undertaken teaching and research in Timor Leste, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Pakistan and South Africa. Her research focusses on resettlement among migrants and refugees especially women and youth. She is a passionate advocate for education of women and youth. As a migrant women from India whose life has been immensely impacted by education, she contributes lived experiences on gender, education and health.