The General Sir John Monash Scholars Podcast featuring Emily Ragus
The Scholars podcast is a show featuring scholars from the General Sir John Monash Foundation. Host Justin Kelly interviews the best, brightest, boldest and bravest across all fields of academia, business, science, humanities, and the arts. In this episode, Justin speaks to 2021 Scholar and Health Delegate at International Committee of the Red Cross, Emily Ragus.
Emily Ragus has dedicated her career to work towards a more equitable future. She has a Bachelor of Nursing from Queensland University of Technology. Her professional background includes 15 years emergency nursing, as well as previously working as a remote area nurse, a helicopter trauma retrieval nurse and the coordinator for the Queensland Australian Medical Assistance Team (AUSMAT). Currently based in South East Asia with the International Committee of the Red Cross, Emily teaches first aid and pandemic control measures to vulnerable groups as a Pre-Hospital Health Delegate.
In this episode, Emily speaks with Justin about her work in disaster management, the diverse countries and cultures her work has allowed her to experience, and her passion for female empowerment and gender equality.