Faiza El-Higzi has worked in Australia and overseas, in the public, private and the NGO sectors.
She is currently the National Human Rights Advisor for the National Council for Women and was the Economic Advisor for the Queensland Chapter.
Faiza has more than ten years public sector experience in Australia providing strategic policy advice at both the State and Federal levels at the Department of State Development, Department of Premier and Cabinet and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).
Faiza has four post graduate degrees in science, education, project management, and international business. She is the currently the Manager of the Romero Centre, a centre for refugee and asylum seekers’ support.