- 23 October 1941
- Migrant Support Worker and Migrant Women's Rights Advocate
Born in the Netherlands in 1941, Beryl Mulder lived in Surinam and Zambia before migrating to Australia in 1982. She has worked in Multicultural Affairs for more than 20 years, in government agencies (including for the Office of Multicultural Affairs) and in non-government organisations (such as the Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory.) In 2006 she served as Senior Deputy Chair of the Federation of Ethnic Community Councils.
Beryl Mulder completed a Bachelor degree in the Social Sciences as a mature age student and has a special interest in access and equity, advocacy, anti- racism, reconciliation and immigrant women's issues. She is a founding member of the Association of Non-English Speaking Background Women of Australia (ANESBWA) and is a volunteer community worker with immigrants and refugees from non-English speaking backgrounds in the Northern Territory.
Sources used to compile this entry: Telephone conversation with Nikki Henningham on June 5th, 2006.