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Dr. Trini Espinosa Abascal is a researcher and evaluator with a strong focus on diversity and inclusion.
In 2018 Trini completed her PhD on understanding consumer behaviour in Indigenous tourism. She is knowledgeable in the field of Indigenous culture and society, education and migration issues. She has published in international peer reviewed journals, book chapters and presented at international conferences (mainly focused on Aboriginal tourism and its impact on business viability and/or reconciliation). She has conducted research to inform processes and policies within Universities and to develop recommendations for Government policy, Universities and not-for-profit organisations.
Trini’s research interests focus on diversity, social inclusion, and education. In her work with Lirata, Trini provided technical support across a wide range of consultancy and capacity building projects, including monitoring, evaluation and evaluation capacity building.
Trini is also the founder and director of Latin Stories Australia, a not-for-profit organisation which aims to advance multiculturalism and social cohesion in Australia.