About this Speaker
Belle Lim serves as the National Women’s Officer at the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) on the 2018/19 and currently the 2019/20 executive committee. She represents female international students studying in the tertiary sector in conferences, policy discussions, expert advisory groups and in the media. With a vision to empower female international students and advance gender equity in the space of international education, Belle has designed and delivered several initiatives including Future Female and CISA Tea Talk, both of which were supported by Study Melbourne.
Belle has obtained her Bachelor's and honours degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences as the recipient of Faculty Gold Medal and International Merit Scholarship at Monash University in 2017. She has also received a full scholarship at Monash University to undertake a PhD degree. Belle received the prestigious Victorian Premier Award as International Student of the Year in 2019. In November of that year, she represented Malaysia in the UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris. Her current projects also include ChangemakHER – a network of emerging female leaders that lead with a social cause.