Theresa Burak Australian, Tiwi, b. 1975

Theresa finished school at Slade College, Brisbane in 1991. She started working at the Yikikini womens centre after finishing school and continues to work alongside her mother and sisters. Theresa has completed a Certificate II in Arts & Crafts with Batchelor Institute. In October 2005 she travelled to Brisbane for the Momentos Awards as her Stingray jewellery was nominated for the awards.