A Rotary Peace Fellow
Nov 23, 2022
Patricia Garcia
A Rotary Peace Fellow

Patricia is a highly respected humanitarian and human rights advocate with experience in project design and delivery, campaigning and fundraising. Patricia has worked for more than 20 years in some of the world’s most dangerous conflicts including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan and the Thai-Burma border. She has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2016 and was a finalist in the 2016 NSW Australian of the Year awards for her contribution and services to the international humanitarian aid and development sector over the past two decades.

Patricia was a Human Rights Research Fellow at the University of Sydney’s Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS) from 2000–2002 and she designed the Human Rights course for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies at CPACS. She is currently working with the Institute for