Regional Economic Solutions Executive Director, Leann Wilson was selected to join the official Australian Government delegation to the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) held in New York during March 2017.

Leann, who accepted the offer to attend as a non-government delegate by Senator Michaelia Cash, Australian Minister for Employment, Minister for Women and Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service, was selected due to her extensive knowledge and experience, specifically in the area of ‘Empowerment of Indigenous women’ – a key topic of the CSW61 event.