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Cecilia Rabecca Mphande is Confirmed to Speak as a Special Guest of Honour at the #FESTAL2022

Updated: Oct 10, 2022

About Cecilia Rabecca Mphande:

Rabecca Mphande is the current President and Co-founding Director at AfriAus

iLEAC, based in Pakenham. Harnessing a Clearing House Modus Operandi,

through the LUVPACKS Partnership of 12 organisations, operating day and after

hours, and adopting beneficiary needs, outcome and evidence-based approaches,

she supports Culturally and Linguistically Diverse vulnerable women, the girl child, youth at risk, women with disability, victim survivors of adversity, and communities with settlement and integration concerns,to fully participate in life through timely accessing appropriate resources so that they can have their basic

needs met, remain economically secure and independent, and connected with the people they love and the activities they enjoy most.

With her long experience in the public sector, Rabecca provides advice for policy change and decision-making on some of the multicultural Victorian Committees, at local and State levels, helping with employment and tailored education opportunities, the development of English language proficiency and Literacy skills, organisations build capacity and individuals regain positive self-esteem.

Roles and memberships include:

• Educator & Program Leader - English as an Additional Language and Language Transition

• President and Co-founding Director – AfriAus iLEAC Inc (where ‘iLEAC’ stands for Inspire, Lead,Educate & Advocate for Change)

• Member - Victorian Multicultural Commission Regional Advisory Council

• Chairperson – Voice of Outer South East (VOSE)

• Chairperson - PAADN Gender of Pan African Australasian Diaspora Network Inc

• Member – Cardinia Shire Council Financial Wellbeing and Resilience Action Group

• Member - Australian Institute of Company Directors

• Member – Institute of Community Directors Australia

• Public Relations Officer – Victorian Association of Malawians and Friends

• Former Member – Victorian African Communities Action Plan Implementation Committee

• Former Member – Cardinia Shire Council Advisory Committee for the CALD Community

• Former President, Vice President – Nelson Mandela Day Australia

• Former Vice President – Africa Day Australia

• Former Programs Manager - African Women’s and Families Network

• Former Secretary – African Australian Communities Leadership Forum


• 2022 Recipient of Women Leading Locally Fellowship (Scholarship)

• 2022 Multicultural Communities Leadership in Action Award

• 2021 Multicultural Excellence in Community Response and Recovery Award (For AfriAus iLEAC & LUVPACKS Partners)

• 2015 Winner of Women in Leadership – Ministerial Award

• 2015 Ambassador for Peace Award

• 2019 Outstanding dedication and commitment for the African Australian Communities in Victoria

• 2018 African Communities Champion Award

• 2018 Lifetime Recognition Service to African Australian Communities Award

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