Dr Sonia Randhawa

Country Lead (Australia)

Dr Sonia Randhawa helped to establish the Sortition Foundation's Australian branch. She has worked on recruitment for over 50 democratic lotteries, and is working with educators to develop curriculum for secondary school students on deliberative democracy. As part of the organisation's commitment to acknowledging the First Nations people of Australia, she recently completed an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Competence course and is undertaking a Certificate IV in Training and Education.

A founder of the Coalition of Everyone, she focused on Citizens' Assemblies, building capacity for deepening democracy. Previously she has worked on media democratisation, freedom of information and media freedom in her birth country, Malaysia and as a journalist in both radio and print. She holds a PhD in media history from the University of Melbourne, and an undergraduate degree in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford.

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