Ebony King is a PhD student with the Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at the Melbourne Social Equity Institute, as well as at Griffith University's School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science. Her PhD research is exploring the social-ecological factors that facilitate the resilience of unaccompanied asylum seeking minors living in the community in Australia. Ebony has worked as a Research Assistant within academia and the out-of-home care sector, for both qualitative and mixed methods projects. She also delivered a number of guest lectures on Immigration Policy and Asylum Seekers and the Media and is currently a Teaching Associate at the University of Melbourne. Ebony has also worked children and young people from a range of disadvantaged backgrounds in Australia and overseas, as both a youth worker and teacher.