Hannah Orban is an Associate in Grattan’s Disability Program. Hannah advocates for the equality of people with disability through evidence-based public policy that is led by the disability community. She brings her experience as a sibling to people with disabilities to her work, as well as her professional experience in the government and non-profit sectors.
In Washington D.C., Hannah worked alongside leaders in disability policy in the U.S. as the Eileen Sweeney Graduate Intern in Disability Policy with the National Academy of Social Insurance, and the Century Foundation’s Disability Economic Justice Team. Previously, Hannah worked as a research assistant in economics at the University of Michigan, and in public and disability policy in the NSW Department of Education.
Hannah has a Master of Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, the University of Michigan, where she studied as a Fulbright scholar. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Philosophy from the University of Sydney.
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