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Finalist, Young Australian of the Year 2022, ACT

As a first-generation migrant experiencing racism and discrimination, Jahin Tanvir has become a leading advocate for young people across Australia’s multicultural communities. Jahin received the 2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award for Individual Community Service.  Jahin is a multicultural youth advocate, keynote speaker, author, and policy advisor. Jahin has a strong background in youth advocacy, health research, and education in leading youth-led organisations and not-for-profits.

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With a dedicated team of volunteers, he runs Echo Chamber Escape, a diversity-first publication that promotes inclusion for people from multicultural backgrounds and recognizes their efforts in championing diversity around Australia.

Jahin has worked with organisations such as Oaktree, the Australian Red Cross, World Vision, headspace Canberra, and the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. These efforts have seen him receive the 2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award for Individual Community Service, as well as recognition in the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards for Community Service.

Jahin is a published author with various articles published on mediums such as UNICEF, The Centre of Research Excellence in Adolescent Health, The Conversation, and Pedestrian TV as well as co-authoring his first anthology book “Life in the time of Corona” in 2020 at the age of 19, where he brings the view of multicultural young people and how different it is from mainstream Australia.

Vocal about the importance of mental health, Jahin regularly visits high schools to offer support to students who might be struggling with stress and anxiety due to the pandemic. He’s also represented Australia on the global stage, as a guest speaker at the Australasian Aid Conference and the National Youth Commission Summit.

On top of his advocacy for young people, Jahin is studying optometry at the University of Canberra. He complements this by volunteering with the Canberra Blind Society.

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Jahin Tanvir

Finalist, Young Australian of the Year 2022, ACT

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Jahin Tanvir

Finalist, Young Australian of the Year 2022, ACT

As a first-generation migrant experiencing racism and discrimination, Jahin Tanvir has become a leading advocate for young people across Australia’s multicultural communities. Jahin received the 2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award for Individual Community Service.  Jahin is a multicultural youth advocate, keynote speaker, author, and policy advisor. Jahin has a strong background in youth advocacy, health research, and education in leading youth-led organisations and not-for-profits.

More about Jahin Tanvir:

With a dedicated team of volunteers, he runs Echo Chamber Escape, a diversity-first publication that promotes inclusion for people from multicultural backgrounds and recognizes their efforts in championing diversity around Australia.

Jahin has worked with organisations such as Oaktree, the Australian Red Cross, World Vision, headspace Canberra, and the Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. These efforts have seen him receive the 2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year Award for Individual Community Service, as well as recognition in the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards for Community Service.

Jahin is a published author with various articles published on mediums such as UNICEF, The Centre of Research Excellence in Adolescent Health, The Conversation, and Pedestrian TV as well as co-authoring his first anthology book “Life in the time of Corona” in 2020 at the age of 19, where he brings the view of multicultural young people and how different it is from mainstream Australia.

Vocal about the importance of mental health, Jahin regularly visits high schools to offer support to students who might be struggling with stress and anxiety due to the pandemic. He’s also represented Australia on the global stage, as a guest speaker at the Australasian Aid Conference and the National Youth Commission Summit.

On top of his advocacy for young people, Jahin is studying optometry at the University of Canberra. He complements this by volunteering with the Canberra Blind Society.

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