Yassmin Abdel-Magied

Mechanical Engineer, Author & Social Advocate

2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year, 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, the 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year advocates for the empowerment of youth, women and those from racially, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Yassmin is passionate about making ‘diversity’ the norm.