Participation & partnerships > open & decolonial research > creative & digital transformation
An interdisciplinary researcher and development consultant, anique champions community development, creative programming, strategic partnerships, diversity equity and inclusion, and participatory techniques to connect people and potential. Through collaborative and feminist leadership, she applies these approaches across system change, open and decolonial research, cultural and urban development, digital transformation and social innovation.
With fifteen years experience in communities and organisations across Australia, North America, Asia, the Middle East & North Africa, and Europe; recent projects include research and content for Diversity Arts Australia’s Creative Equity Toolkit, and co-editing a Special Issue on decolonial interventions with the Journal of International Women’s Studies. Other collaborations span the United Nations Development Program’s Knowledge and Innovation Unit, SenseLab, Concordia University, the European Commission’s DG Research and DG CONNECT, NESTA, The School of Making Thinking, City of Montreal, Australia Council for the Arts, University College London, Design Studio for Social Intervention and the Museum of Contemporary Art among others.
Currently on maternity leave, anique is engaging in ‘Reproducing Difference and Intimate Othering,’ an auto-theoretical arts practice that processes becoming mother of a differently-abled child in a mixed race family. A Fellow from the Centre for Sustainability Leadership, she is also currently a member of the Division for Peace’s Learning Solutions consultant pool at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.
Dual Australian-German citizen – mobile with a base in Arona, Italy. Open to new collaborations and clients.
Fostering resilient and interdependent communities by building agency and scaling collective intelligence through the complex epistemic-systemic change of our times.
email: anique.vered [ at ] protonmail [ dot ] com
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