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Andrea Cooper

Respect is to listen and understand

Andrea Cooper

Inclusive Communications Leader, Health Consumer Advocate, Clear thinker and Coach

About Me

Passionate about inclusion and access to information, Andrea puts her energy into championing Inclusive Communications and also contributing as a health consumer advocate.

“We are living in challenging times where flexibility of thought, innovation and transferable skills are all critical in moving forward. Change is inevitable, it’s time to work with it and contribute to new directions.”

Andrea has wide ranging expertise in Communications and Public Relations. She has used her expertise innovatively and created the field of Inclusive Communications which is about developing strategies and actions to meet the communications and digital needs of people with a disability, from diverse cultures and or with low English literacy. She has also worked in issues and stakeholder management, change and internal communications and corporate reputation.

Andrea is also a health Consumer Advocate representing the community and drawing on her own experience including with moderate hearing loss. She is active within Alfred Health, Safer Care Victoria, Dental Health Services Victoria and Soundfair. She has also served on the Victorian Board of the PRIA.

Familiar with governance and procedure, Andrea also provides mentoring and training for the future.

Qualifications

Bachelor Arts Media RMIT
Member - PRIA
Consumer Leadership 10163NAT
Certificate IV Small Business
Certificate IV Training and Workplace Assessment

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