Inala Cooper

Senior Adviser Yulendj Indigenous Engagement Unit, Monash University

Inala is a Yawuru woman from Broome in The Kimberley, WA. Born in Victoria, she grew up in the South West on Gunditjmara land and has lived on the land of the Kulin Nations here in Melbourne for over 20 years. Inala has a Masters in Human Rights Law and is an advocate for Indigenous rights and social justice. She encourages young Indigenous people to connect with their culture and find strength in their identities. Inala is currently the Senior Adviser in the Yulendj Indigenous Engagement Unit at Monash University, and a Director on the Board of Culture Is Life.