Lyria Bennet Moses

Director, Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation

UNSW Law

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Her story

Lyria is the Director, Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation at UNSW Law.

Without mentioning your job title, how would you describe what it is you do now (whether at home, work, in the community, etc.)?

Research and teaching in the field of law and technology.

What are the first three words you think of when you hear the word ‘diversity’?

Learn, enhance, enrich.

What do you think it will take to develop truly diverse thinking within the legal industry?

Willingness of senior leaders to speak out honestly on discrimination and unconscious bias, including their own.

What was your main driver to enter the legal industry?

I loved debating and mock trials at high school, and was interested in the mechanisms of governance.

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