Breakthrough - The Future is Gender Equality.

Keran Howe

Executive Director, Women with Disabilities Victoria

Keran Howe

Keran Howe is a disability rights activist, feminist and social worker. She is Executive Director of Women with Disabilities Victoria.

Over many years Keran has worked in the health and disability fields in service development and delivery, research and policy development. She has represented issues related to women’s health, violence prevention and the rights of people with disabilities on a range of government advisory and community boards.

Keran became a  Churchill Fellow in 2004 and is an inductee of the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.

She has been awarded a Centenary Medal and the Lesley Hall Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Disability Awards for her advocacy on behalf of people with disabilities. Keran has been a Member of the National Disability Research and Development Steering Committee; the Residential Independent Trust Board; and the Board of Domestic Violence Victoria.

Keran is a passionate campaigner for the human rights of people with disabilities.

Hear Keran speak in the Gender Equality IRL Break Out session, as part of Our Common Cause – Equality.