Maria (Nyaluit) Phalpang is South Sudanese by birth.
Maria has lived in Australia for 10 years now and will be soon registered as a qualified Nurse. Maria completed her studies at the Australian Catholic University in Brisbane. Maria lived in Kenya as a refugee before getting a Humanitarian Visa to Australia.
Maria is currently working a couple of casual jobs at the moment with the following organisations; Mater Hospital Refugee Women Health Leaders Program; Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland; Multicap Disability Service and Interpreter for Department of Immigration; ONCALL Interpreting and Translating Agency.