Ms Roz Ward

Ms Roz Ward

Safe Schools Coalition Victoria, Co-founder and Manager

Roz Ward co-founded, developed and currently directs Safe Schools Coalition Victoria at La Trobe University, the first Australian program to specialise in supporting gender diversity and sexual diversity in schools. Through research-driven resources, teacher education and policy advocacy, the program promotes practical measures for creating affirming and inclusive learning environments for same sex attracted, gender diverse and intersex students, staff and families. Roz’s academic interests are centred on translating research into practice with a focus on the experiences of same sex attracted, transgender and gender diverse young people.