University of Newcastle student Emilie Wiggers has been chosen to join 999 young ambassadors from across the nation for the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY Road Trip.
Emilie is in her final year of a Bachelor of Development Studies degree and involved in the University's International Leadership Experience and Development Program (iLEAD). She will participate in the week long campaign designed to spread the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY message and raise awareness of global poverty.
As an ambassador, Emilie will host forums, meet with politicians and take part in music events while making her way with other ambassadors to Canberra for a three-day summit.
The MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY Road Trip runs from 8 - 15 May 2010. For more information visit www.theroadtrip.com.au.