Meet the Board of Directors

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Founder and Chair of the Board

Yassmin Abdel-Magied wears many hats, including a hijab. She’s a mechanical engineer, writer and activist who campaigns for tolerance and diversity.

Named the 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year, Yassmin advocates for the empowerment of youth, women and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. In 2007, she was named Young Australian Muslim of the Year. She also really like motorsports.

president@ywb.com.au