Adama Kamara

Adama Kamara is the newly appointed Deputy CEO of the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) – the national peak body for people seeking asylum, refugees, and the organisations and individuals who support them. Adama has 15 years’ experience in refugee services, health and local government, as well as personal and family experience of seeking asylum and supporting newly arrived refugees from her home country of Sierra Leone. She has a passion for community-led initiatives and is an advocate for meaningful participation. Adama has led co-design projects with young people, people seeking asylum, refugees, culturally and linguistically diverse communities and service providers.