Lara Maia-Pike is the Centre Coordinator in The Centre for Inclusive Education and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has a Bachelor of Journalism and a Master of International Relations. Lara is also a PhD candidate at QUT, where she is investigating the post-school transition planning experiences of students with disability in senior high school. Her research interests are in social justice, youth transitions, widening participation in higher education, and inclusion of students with disability. Lara is involved in disability advocacy through state and nation-wide organisations.
She blogs about her PhD project at: https://aspirationsthroughtime.school.blog/