Jozefa Sobski AM 
Convenor, National Coordinating Committee

Jozefa has been active in feminist, women’s and community organisations for many years. She started her activism in Sydney Women’s Liberation in the 1970’s. She was the Chair of the Board of Jessie Street National Women’s Library for 17 years and is Vice President of the Haberfield Association.

Jozefa was Convenor of WEL NSW for three years to 2016 and for a period from 2006-2010. She was Convenor of WEL Australia from 2018-2019 and Convenor again from 2021 to the present. She was a member of the Board of Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia for ten years and an inaugural member of the NSW Women in Education group and the Australian Women’s Education Coalition.

Jozefa has a Masters in Adult Education. She worked in the NSW Ministry of Education as a policy adviser on sexism and in TAFE in policy administration, as a Principal of a College and Director of South Western Sydney Institute of TAFE and for three years Deputy Director-General of NSW Education. She retired from paid employment in 2003. She is a member of the National Foundation of Australian Women, Immigrant Women’s SpeakOut Association, the Full Stop Foundation and Emily’s List.