A Cross-cultural Consultant, Tasneem was named ‘One of 16 Women To Watch in 2016’ by Latte magazine. In previous years she has been listed in The Age Magazine’s Top 100 most influential ‘Movers and Shakers in Melbourne’ and The Australian Magazines ‘Top Ten thinkers’.
Through her consultancy, Tasneem speaks to issues of cultural competence, identity, leadership and intersectional discrimination- across the private and public sector.
When not delivering keynotes, workshops or emceeing events, she is a Board Director for Ambulance Victoria and Chairs both Lentil As Anything and the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights. She is also former Senior Curator at the Islamic Museum of Australia.
A TEDxMelbourne presenter and writer, Tasneem’s latest paper was the Griffith Journal for Law & Human Dignity’s, Burqas, Bombs and Bogeymen highlighting media bias against Australian Muslims.
She has a Masters in International Development, a background in psychology and has worked in community development and politics for two decades.
Tasneem has appeared in numerous editorial outlets, including The Guardian, The Age and The Australian and features as a commentator on Q&A, The Drum, The Project and national radio.