Pragati Mandikal Vasuki PhD student selfie with The Hon Julie Bishop MP

PhD student with Julie Bishop

Pragati Mandikal Vasuki, an Australia development and leadership award recipient was invited by Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to represent women in higher education at the Westpac Women’s Day luncheon held in Barangaroo, Sydney. The keynote speakers included The Hon Julie Bishop MP, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ann Sherry AO, the Executive Chairman of Carnival Australia and Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.

Pragati is completing her PhD in Audiology at Maquarie University with A/Prof. Mridula Sharma.

Pragati’s selfie with the Minister for Foreign Affairs captured media attention and was featured in the Australian.
Read it here (paywall)