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Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Key Points

  • 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year, named in Australia’s 100 Most Influential Engineers in 2015 (by Engineers Australia), Youngest named in Australia’s 100 Women of Influence in 2012 (AFR + Wespac), 2015 InStyle’s Woman of Style, 2015’s Muslim Youth of the Year, 2007 Young Australian Muslim of the Year, etc.
  • Author of debut memoir Yassmin’s Story, published by Penguin Random House
  • TV Host of ABC’s ‘Australia Wide’ and regular commentator on ‘QandA’, The Drum’, Ten’s ‘The Project’ and more
  • On the Council of Australian-Arab Relations, Our Watch, ChildFund Australia and previously: Youth G20 Organising Committee (Media), Australian Multicultural Council, Board of the Queensland Museum, Queensland Design Council
  • Written for Huffington Post, Australian Financial Review, The Griffith Review, The Royal Academy of Engineering, The SMH and The Age, Motorsport correspondent for The Saturday Paper and more
  • International speaker, having spoken to the Inter-American Development Bank in DC (am now the gender ambassador), the IMD (top rated business school in Europe, based in Switzerland), the Royal Academy of Engineering in London (in Sept). Also spoken in Malaysia (hosted by DFAT), Canada, Sudan, across the US (including addressing Halliburton in Houston to an online audience of over 1000 from 31 different countries) and others
  • Works as a drilling engineer (previously for Schlumberger and now for a large Energy Major), and Team Principal for the University of Queensland’s FSAE Race-Car team, as well as chassis designer. Graduated Valedictorian and First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering in 2011
  • What Does My Headscarf Mean To You - TEDx 2015





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