Australian human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson has been described as the go-to barrister for London’s rich and famous.
Originally from the small town of Berry, NSW, Jennifer Robinson also has a long-term commitment to independence for West Papua and works with human rights activist Benny Wenda.
Her latest mission is to improve educational opportunities for public school children. She recently founded the Acacia Awards, in association with the Public Education Foundation in Australia.
Prominent people who were educated in the public system will sponsor a student from their former school or area, providing mentorship and a small scholarship.
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