Laisa Vereti is the Manager – Planning, Policy and Advocacy for the Pacific Disability Forum (PDF). Laisa was previously responsible for PDF Research and was part of the UNPRPD Project where she was based at PDF as a UN volunteer.

Laisa previously worked as a programme coordinator for the Pacific Islands Associations of NGOs (PIANGO), a regional platform in the Pacific. Prior to that she was an executive assistant/programme officer for a national NGO, the Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS). Laisa also worked for the Fiji School of Medicine and Oxfam Australia’s research in Fiji.

Concurrent session speaker: Research for All: guidance and tools for conducting disability inclusive research