Alva joins the Resourcing Inclusive Communities Team as Capacity Building Coordinator (Individualised Living Options: My Home My Way project). In her role Alva really enjoys supporting people to make their own choices and build their skills and knowledge to create a fulfilling, purposeful life. She is excited to amplify the voices of people with a disability and their families on their ideas and vision of home and community.
Alva has a background in community development, social entrepreneurship, economics and public policy. Her ten years of experience in Timor-Leste learning from communities and young people, continues to inspire her on inclusion and the transformative power of having positive valued roles.