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20 Oct: Empowering Youth participation in Australian federal politics | They’re not the leaders of tomorrow, they’re leaders of today

There is a need for greater diversity in our Parliament and note the urgent shortage of youth representation in these spaces, particularly young Women of Colour.

With federal elections gearing up for next year, it’s now more important than ever to look closely at who is representing us, whether their interests and values are actually aligned with what we care about, and who deserves our vote.

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25 Aug: Pallavi Sharda

Our final Australian Stellar South Asian Woman 2021 is actor, dancer and activist Pallavi Sharda. Without losing her unique voice Pallavi has stood her ground in the film industry and urged other women to do the same. She openly shares about her fire for Bollywood, spiritual journey as a multi-hyphenate and advice for young aspiring South Asian actors.

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13 Aug: Leah Vandenberg

Our fourth Australian Stellar South Asian Woman, is actor, writer, and voice artist, Leah Vandenberg. She candidly shares with us stories from her unconventional childhood and how it shaped her career in the Australian television and film industry over the last 20+ years.

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06 Aug: Sushi Das

Truly a trailblazer in her own right, our third Stellar South Asian Woman Sushi Das defied orthodox opinions to become a journalist, inspired by causes related to gender, culture, and justice. Funny, candid, and honest – her message for younger South Asian women is loud and clear: listen to your inner voice and acknowledge your power.