Florine is passionate about contributing to a safe, inclusive and diverse workforce and society. She is the newly appointed Co-Chair of the Victorian Public Service (VPS) Women of Colour Network, a collective of over 800 members and allies across the VPS.
Florine is also the Co-Founder of the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA)’s Women of Colour Network, which she chaired from its inception in 2020 until stepping back in mid-2023 to focus on the VPS Women of Colour Network. In her function as Co-Chair of the DEECA Women of Colour Network, she grew the network by 700%, wrote the first strategic plan and co-lead the development and delivery of the first VPS departmental Women of Colour mentoring program. The pilot for this program concluded in April 2023 with much success. Florine is also a member of the City of Monash Gender Equity Advisory Committee where she contributes her experience and knowledge on a local community level.