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Carmen Garcia AM,
Community Corporate

CEO and Founder

Carmen Garcia AM is the CEO and Founder of national award-winning diversity and inclusion certified social enterprise, Community Corporate. Operating in the niche space of corporate social responsibility, she specialises in recruitment, training and cultural inclusion strategies, maximising migration opportunities and corporate partnerships to create both economic and social impact.

She was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia in the 2024 Australia Day Honours List for her significant service to the multicultural community through diversity and inclusion advocacy and programs.

Carmen has more than 20 years' experience working in refugee resettlement, community development, training and workforce strategy across the public, private and community sectors.

She has an MBA and an undergraduate in International Relations and Languages. She is also the first female appointed as the Philippine Honorary Consul in South Australia.

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