A Cross-cultural Consultant, Tasneem Chopra was listed as one of ‘50 Women you Need to Know’ in 2017’s Herald Sun International Women’s Day count, following a listing in The Australian Magazine’s ‘Top 10 Thinkers’ and ‘The Age’s Top 50 Movers & Shakers’ in previous years. Her consultancy addresses issues of leadership, communication, diversity, cultural competence and intersectionality across private and public spheres. For her efforts in this capacity she was recently awarded an OAM (Order of Australia Medal).
A published author and contributor to academic journals, Tasneem has also presented at conferences and Festivals within Australia and overseas, including at the IABC Communications for a Better World Conference in Bahrain (2019) and the Bradford Literature Festival, UK (2019). She is also a Board Director for Ambulance Victoria, The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), and outgoing Director of the Luke Batty Foundation, NOW Australia and Chair of the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights.
Her skill-set includes:
Extensive multicultural and multi-faith networks across state, national and international communities, from grassroots activists to the arts, media, NGO, academic and government sectors.
Community engagement in presentations, project design & execution, delivering workshops, dialogues, forums, published writing, television, radio and online presence.
High-level team management skills, representation with mainstream community and government stakeholders on projects of local and national importance, promoting diversity and inclusion strategies towards increased social cohesion and justice.