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Ben Pilipowski

Ben has been passionate about addressing societal inequality and injustice since he was in his early teens. He has a degree in social work and has experience as a youth worker and in the aged care and mental health sectors. Ben became a member of Side By Side Advocacy before he joined the organisation’s Board. As a member, Ben co-designed and co-presented at workshops on behalf of Side By Side Advocacy. Ben enjoys being able to share and use his own stories as a person with an intellectual disability to help others to be more confident and to grow as self-advocates. Ben’s interests include bush walks, playing summer sports, creative writing, and speaking up about topics such as disability and mental health. Ben joined the Side By Side Advocacy Board in July 2023.

Level 2, Suite 206, 34 Charles St, Parramatta NSW 2150