Speaker: Prudence Walker, Disability Rights Commissioner

A woman, Prudence Walker, who has magenta-coloured shoulder length hair, smiles at the camera as she sits on an electric mobility scooter outside in the sunshine.

About Prudence

Prior to joining Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission in June 2023, Prudence was Chief Executive of the Disabled Persons Assembly (DPA) New Zealand.  As a disabled and queer woman, she comes from a strong social justice perspective and is deeply committed to working to achieve equity for Tāngata Whaikaha Māori, disabled people and marginalised populations.

Prudence also has a keen interest in intersecting identities and is an experienced facilitator with a specific history of working with young people, disabled people, and people who are migrants.

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