A Traveller is the person who will be finding storytellers and guest speakers who are willing to be interviewed. The Traveller records the interview, obtains informed consent for recording and publication from the storytellers and guest speakers, submits the recording for quality checking, and helps the National Team to promote the Speak My Language program and the interviews, particularly (but not only) using social media. Some Travellers may be selected to develop and broadcast content on community radio.

Sue Huang
NT

Sue Huang's mother tongue is Mandarin, and she is excited to use her bilingual skills to share the stories of people living well with a disability. Sue has worked as a volunteer Coordinator with Red Cross and now works for the Multicultural Council of the NT. Sue enjoys empowering and helping others, which is what has motivated her to create podcasts for the Speak My Language program. Sue's role as Speak My Language Traveller was with the Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory.

James Liao
NSW

James is on a mission to share the good stories about how people with disability from culturally diverse backgrounds use everyday resources and places in the community to live well. Based in NSW, James has an extensive corporate career in business analytics and commercial management. He is passionate about the power of facilitation and storytelling in breaking down barriers of inequality for those with disabilities and to ensure an inclusive society for all. James is trilingual in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Translation & Interpreting from UNSW. James' role with Speak My Language was with the Ethnic Communities' Council of NSW.

Kumchong Lee
QLD

Kumchong is one of the five recipients of Kapyong Commemorative Scholarship established in 2011 as a one-off scholarship to celebrate 50 years of friendship between Korea and Australia. He has always been grateful for the opportunity, hoping to work for the better friendship of the two countries and diverse communities in Australia. As a researcher, Kumchong is interested in the nexus of communication and social change, which is his motivation to be involved in the SML project, by which he hopes to help people with disabilities from CALD backgrounds to share their stories. Kumchong's role as Speak My Language Traveller was with the Ethnic Communities' Council of QLD.

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