Kylee Roberts is a Specialist Intellectual Disability Health Service Manager at NSW Health. Her experience in advocacy work includes being part of the Australian delegation of Civil Society and Disabled People’s Organizations at the United Nations for the Conference of States Parties (COSP) on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2018 and 2019, and participating in side events in collaboration with other organizations from across the world. She was also invited to participate in Keystone’s inaugural June Summit in 2019.
Kylee is most proud of her work facilitating consultations to provide feedback to the Australian Civil Society Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: UN CRPD Review 2019. She co-wrote the plain English version of this report to ensure all members of the Committee were able to access and understand the information provided.
Kylee has been a member of the Keystone Human Services International Board for almost 2 years. She supports Keystone in its mission to make the world a more inclusive place for people with intellectual disabilities and enjoys being a part of the global conversation surrounding its initiatives.
As she completes her postgraduate studies in Social Justice, Human Rights at the University of Sydney, she sees more than ever the importance of the global conversation facilitated by Keystone in order to improve true inclusion.