Smruthy contributes to the work done by Shapes and Sounds in the space of Asian-Australian Mental Health by providing consultation and program design for their culturally responsive online mental health resources and wellbeing services. Find out more about their much-needed work here!
Multicultural Communications & Community Engagement
In 2021 Smruthy worked with the Victorian Department of Health and the Social Policy Group, creating culturally-informed resources and ensuring the Tamil community’s needs were met with culturally responsive public health practices and information. You can follow this project on Twitter @Vicvaccinetamil.
Bimba has collaborated with various organisations throughout 2020-21 creating resources for parenting and healthy relationships accessible to multicultural communities in diverse languages, and provided translation review and support for mental health booklets in published in Hindi.
UNOCT Youth Engagement & Empowerment Programme
In 2020, Smruthy was part of the pan-Australian Youth Engagement and Empowerment Programme organised by the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism. This project involved facilitating brave conversations with young people in Melbourne that then directly contributed to policy and practice frameworks utilised by state and federal agencies in Australia working in the area of countering violent extremism.