Saturday 21 July 2018 - Literary Breakfast with Kon Karapanagiotidis

Kon Karapanagiotidis

Kon Karapanagiotidis is the CEO and founder of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC), the largest independent human rights organisation for refugees

and people seeking asylum in Australia. His personal experience of racism and witnessing the exploitation of his parents started his passion for human rights. From the age of 18, he volunteered at 25 charities before going on to complete six degrees and become a lawyer, social worker and teacher. Kon founded the ASRC at the age of 28.

 

His work has been recognised with over two dozen awards

including an Order of Australia Medal. His memoir, The Power of

Hope, is published by HarperCollins

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