Speaker

Sandra Mahlberg

Humanitarian and Volunteer

Australian nurse and midwife Sandra Mahlberg is the ACT coordinator for Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children (ROMAC), a volunteer organisation that helps children from developing countries afflicted with severe medical conditions.

She works tirelessly through the National ROMAC committee and with the ACT government to care for children with life-threatening but treatable conditions from countries including China, East Timor, Fiji, Vanuatu and the Soloman Islands, all whilst maintaining her full-time nursing job at Calvary Hospital.

Since 2006, Sandra has hosted 15 children and their guardians in her home, supporting them for up to a year at a time. Putting service before self, Sandra’s commitment to the humanitarian endeavour is changing lives and is reinforcing Australia’s reputation as a caring society.

Talks

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Finding Your Voice
Sandra MahlbergSocial change
Nurse and midwife, Sandra Mahlberg, has dedicated her life to enabling life-saving operations to children in the developing world - opening her heart and her home to those afflicted with severe medical conditions. A stark reminder of the fundamental...
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