Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Ms Abdel-Magied was born in Sudan, grew up in Queensland and recently moved to Perth to work as a fly in-fly-out well engineer for a large oil and gas company. At 16, she established Youth Without Borders to enable young people to work together to initiate positive changes within their communities and internationally. Ms Abdel-Magied has served as a member of the Australian Multicultural Council, Federal ANZAC Centenary Commemoration Youth Working Group and the 2014 Youth G20 Summit. Ms Abdel Magied has become a passionate campaigner for gender equality and was recently a panelist on the ABC’s all-female Q&A panel in honour of International Women’s Day.

Last Updated: 20 December 2016
Yassmin Abdel-Magied