Yassmin Abdel-Magied Interview – Who Do You Think I Am – Podcast
We talk to Youth Without Borders founder and Young Queenslander of the Year, Yassmin Abdel-Magied about her new memoir, Who Do You Think I Am.
Yassmin has packed a lot into her 24 years! Born in the Sudan, Yassmin and her parents moved to Brisbane when she was two, and she has been tackling barriers ever since. At 16 she founded Youth Without Borders, an organisation focused on helping young people to work for positive change in their communities. In 2007 she was named Young Australian Muslim of the Year and in 2010 Young Queenslander of the Year. In 2011 Yassmin graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and in 2012 she was named Young Leader of the Year in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac’s inaugural 100 Women of Influence Awards as well as an InStyle cultural leader and a Marie Claire woman of the future. Yassmin has now been awarded Youth of the Year in the Australian Muslim Achievement Awards. She also loves V8 and motorcycles. Great woman – great read!