Pilbara to New York

Last week Jahlana Roe and Lisa Marie Rodd headed off to New York with Fiona White-Hartig, Kaye ‘Nanna’ Jones, Finola Woodley and Karna Smith as part of a leadership, cultural exchange tour.

The initiative, which has stemmed from the Roebourne Girls FX Academy in the Shire of Roebourne, one of many programs delivered by the IF Foundation, is designed to create female role models in Aboriginal communities gripped by drug and alcohol abuse, teenage pregnancy, school truancy and domestic violence.

 

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