About Mirjana Wilson
Mirjana Wilson is the Chief Executive Officer of the Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) which is a Community Sector organisation that provides 24/7 direct crisis intervention and case management supports to the ACT Community. Mirjana has a long term personal and professional commitment to social justice and inclusion within a feminist framework. She has worked in the both the government and community sectors for over 25 years including over 12 years at DVCS and has a high level of understanding around the complex issues associated with domestic violence and its impact on those who experience it. She provides leadership to the many programs within the organisation. Prior to coming to DVCS, Mirjana worked in a number of educational settings, designing and implementing programs for children, young people and adults. Mirjana holds Bachelor and Post Graduate qualifications in Education and Counselling and a Masters in Business Administration.
Mirjana comes from a proud Croatian heritage with her parents migrating to Australia in the 1960s. She is bilingual and continues to be an active member within the Croatian community volunteering within the aged care facility and various women’s groups.