Yassmin Abdel-Magied


Nationality: Australian/Sudanese

Queensland Young Australian of the Year in 2015, Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a mechanical engineer, social advocate, writer and petrol head. Debut author at 24 with the coming-of-age-memoir Yassmin’s Story, she advocates for the empowerment of youth, women and those from racially, culturally and linguistically-diverse backgrounds. Yassmin is passionate about making ‘diversity’ the norm.

Supported by Writing WA

Pemegang titel Queensland Young Australian of the Year tahun 2015, Yassmin Abdel-Magied adalah seorang insinyur mesin, advokat, penulis, dan penyuka kebut-kebutan. Ia pertama kali menerbitkan novel di usia 24 tahun dengan memoar dirinya yang berjudul Yassmin’s Story. Ia aktif menjadi advokat untuk pemberdayaan remaja, wanita, dan mereka yang memiliki ras, kebudayaan, dan bahasa yang berbeda. Yassmin ingin membuat perbedaan terlihat sebagai hal yang biasa.

Appearing In

Private: Live Music & Arts: Pecha Kucha

Ignite your ideas with a fast and furious Pecha Kucha night at Betelnut. Brave Festival artists step out on stage to share what they’re passionate about in the 20×20 format: …


Private: Being the Change

From brave dreams to bold action and big results, these four activists working in diverse fields – youth advocacy, human trafficking, climate change, deforestation – come together to chart the …