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Jahin Tanvir

Author and Multicultural Youth Advocate

Jahin Tanvir is a 20-year-old policy adviser, keynote speaker, author, and multicultural youth advocate.  With a penchant of being multifaceted, Jahin possesses a strong background in youth advocacy and healthcare in leading youth-led organisations such as Oaktree, World Vision, Multicultural Youth Affairs Network Australia, Red Cross, and the United Nations. 

In 2021, Jahin received the 2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year in Individual Community Service as well as recognition in the 7NEWs Young Achiever awards for NSW/ACT in the category of community service. Jahin also received the Zest Awards Outstanding Youth Leader of the year for 2021 for his work in assisting multicultural communities in Western Sydney.

Jahin is also a young media spokesperson trained by the Economic Media Centre as part of the Centre for Australian Progress, providing expert media commentary on multicultural people's experiences in Australian communities. 

See Jahin Tanvir at the Better Futures Forum:

Thursday 19 August, 5.10pm - 5.30pm AEST
PLENARY - CLOSING REFLECTIONS: Australia's voice and where to from here?