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Behrendt, Larissa

Occupation
Academic, Lawyer and Writer

Summary

Larissa Behrendt is a Eualeyai/Kamillaroi woman, born in Cooma, New South Wales, in 1969. She was educated at Kirrawee High School before studying law at the University of New South Wales and then at Harvard Law School. She was the first Indigenous Australian to graduate from Harvard Law School.

Read more about Larissa Behrendt in our sister publication The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia.

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.jumbunna.uts.edu.au/staff/larissa.html.

Helen Morgan

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