Dr. Anne W. Bunde-Birouste

Dr. Anne Bunde-Birouste, Director of the UNSW Yunus Social Business for Health Hub, is recognized both nationally and internationally for her expertise in Health Promotion, Sport for Development and Social Change, innovative community-based approaches for working with disadvantaged groups. Anne specialises in fostering the nexus between practice-based research, teaching and social impact. Anne founded UNSW’s flagship sport for social change program, Football United (www.footballunited.org.au), which promotes social inclusion for disadvantaged youth and their families using soccer/football as the vehicle, and has been featured in an award winning documentary as well as numerous state and federal awards. Under Anne’s leadership, Football United, 2014 together with the Rugby Youth Foundation, has developed the first social enterprise for sport for social change in Australia, Creating Chances (www.creatingchances.org.au ). A passionate human rights activist, Anne is on the Board of Streetfootballworld (http://www.streetfootballworld.org/) and was state finalist for the Australian of the Year Award in 2016.
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