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Kate O’Brien

PVAW Specialist - Projects

Prevention of Violence Against Women

Bachelor of International Relations, Masters Public Policy

Kate manages a number of projects that are central to building the capabililities of the prevention workforce in Victoria. Prior to joining DVRCV, Kate was a lead researcher and policy advisor at the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission where she worked on the Independent Review team. She has volunteered extensively in East Africa and South East Asia and recently spent six months in Cambodia and Indonesia as an international consultant for global microfinance NGO, Kiva. Kate has over eight years’ experience in policy development, project management and consultancy, working predominantly in local government and the not for profit sector.