Attika Edgar

Attika completed her Certificate IV in Business Governance with the AILC in 2017 in Darwin, NT.  Since that time, Attika’s career has taken-off.  In August this year, she celebrated her fifth year of working with Aarnja, the regional body for Kimberley Aboriginal people. Attika is the Project Officer for Strategy and Engagement, based in Aarnja's Broome office.

Attika kindly shared some of her story with us.

AILC: Where are you from, who’s your mob?

Attika: I was born, raised, and continue to live in Broome WA.  I am Karajarri and Yawuru.

AILC: Tell us a little about yourself, the things you enjoy and that are important to you.

Attika:  I love to exercise my cultural traditions by: spending time with family on country, fishing, camping, bush fruit picking, yarning, laughing and encouraging self-empowerment by gaining leadership skills and self-educating and finding a platform to ensure that your individual voice is heard as well as being considerate of Policy, Culture and Beliefs.

AILC: What has completing the Certificate IV in Business Governance done for you and your career?

Attika: Completing this course has helped me understand and acknowledge the importance of governance.  It got me thinking about how and why we can do things better, and strive for a bright and healthy future for us as individuals, families and businesses.

AILC: What was the thing you most valued about the course?

Attika: I really enjoyed learning new practices and developing my interpersonal skills.  I learned a lot about governance practices, leadership and the importance of networking.

AILC: Would you recommend doing an AILC course to others?

Attika: I have highly recommended the AILC to all of my networks and will continue to do this.

AILC: Who is a leader that you admire?

Attika: I strongly admire Janine Dureau (business woman and former CEO Aarnja), for her leadership skills and commitment to bettering her community and all of the work she has done to make positive change.