College of Engineering and Science
Hao Shi was born and grew up in China. She obtained her bachelor degree in China before coming to Australia to complete her PhD. She has been in universities for nearly 30 years and interacting with students and staff from various ethnic, cultural, language, political and religious backgrounds.
As the course chair and site coordinator for China operations for the Bachelor of Information Technology within the College of Engineering and Science, she has been heavily involved in cultural and international programs and witnessed the importance of diversity and inclusion.
"As a wife, a mother, a first generation migrant from Chinese background and a full-time academic, I am passionate about promoting multiculturality and improving equity."
Cultural Diversity Champions provide a unique opportunity for her to contribute to building a culture with zero tolerance towards bullying, harassment and discrimination, and creating an accepting, inclusive, and safe place for students and staff community.