MHM Social Club: Nivy Balachandran


MHM Social Club Guest Speaker, Nivy Balachandran, Regional Coordinator of Australia-Pacific, United Religions Initiative will give a lecture on “Confronting Bigotry”.

Nivy Balachandran is a Juris Doctor (Monash), Master of Arts (UniMelb) and a Bachelor of Arts, (RMIT) and is a recognized leader in interfaith and intercultural affairs, and has represented Australia at interfaith conferences in France, South Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Malaysia, India and Pakistan.

Nivy designs and delivers programs to adults and youth on education about the world’s worldviews, conflict transformation, and cross cultural communication.

She began her career as a Victorian government graduate policy officer, working across various departments and portfolios before resigning to pursue a postgraduate law degree and a career in international interfaith and peace building.