FELICITY (Flic) RYAN
Facilitator & Consultant
Felicity (Flic) Ryan is a Wadi Wadi woman and her mother’s family are freshwater people from the mallee area of Victoria, specifically around the Murray River (Miilu). She also has strong family connections to the Wemba Wemba and Yorta Yorta people around this region. Flic’s father is of Scottish background and his family hail from the area below Glasgow in the central lowlands.
Flic spent 13 years working within both State and Local Government areas and her previous roles include Women and Children’s Refuge Worker, Child Protection Officer, Community Development Officer, HIV Care and Support Officer and Sexual Health Worker.
Flic has been an accredited trainer for the past 12 years and now specialises in the development and delivery of both face-to-face and online training packages designed around Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and Competency, Self-Care for Aboriginal Workers, Aboriginal Health and Employment, Aboriginal People and Lateral Violence, and Teambuilding. She is particularly interested in assisting Aboriginal people up-skill within the workforce and has also tailored packages around Facilitating Workshops and Working with Small Groups. Each of Flic’s workshops are grounded in strengths-based concepts and focus on the well-being and advancement of Aboriginal peoples and strengthening partnerships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.
She is able to present in-house workshops in both the government and community sector and works on various project teams as a Consultant as required. Flic has a diverse range of experience and her style of delivery is inclusive and non-confrontational. She is a dynamic and compelling presenter who communicates with empathy and humour.