Kairuruku Rangahau Manene – Former refugee and migrant research co-ordinator
Batool Arif is a Community Advocate from Pakistan living in Aotearoa for the past 10 years. She strongly believes in equity and inclusion and wants to see New Zealand a society where former refugees and migrants can meaningfully participate and experience the same rights and responsibilities as any other New Zealanders.
She works collaboratively with women in her community and runs women empowerment activities. In her spare time, she enjoy spending time with her family exploring walking trails and tracks in her neighbourhood, and sharing kai with her community.