Hoang, Carina

Carina Hoang

Carina Hoang is a former Vietnamese boatperson and the author of Boat People: Personal Stories from the Vietnamese Exodus 1975-1996, which received the 2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards for Best Regional Nonfiction. In 2011 Carina was inducted into the Western Australia Women’s Hall of Fame and in 2012 she was appointed as Special Representative to the UN Refugee Agency’s Australian charity, Australia for UNHCR. Carina volunteers to assist resettled families to search for graves of their loved ones in former Indonesian refugee camps. www.carinahoang.com

Session Venue Date Time
A Country Too FarOctagon Theatre, UWA23 Feb 20142:30pm-3:30pm