Mariam Veiszadeh

Mariam Veiszadeh

Laywer, Diversity & Inclusion Practitioner, Advocate & Social Commentator

Mariam Veiszadeh is a lawyer, diversity and inclusion consultant, author, and social commentator.

A fearless advocate, Mariam has for the past decade championed the rights of minority groups in an endeavour to normalise 'difference' or - as she sees it - normality.

Mariam has a long list of accolades including Westpac's Woman of Influence Award 2015, Fairfax's Daily Life Woman of the Year Award 2016, and Role Model of the Year & Woman of the Year at the Australian Muslim Achievement Awards in 2015.

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Mariam Veiszadeh

Identifying Privilege

People with the most privilege often don't admit or aren't even aware they have it. But the inability to recognise personal privilege has serious consequences, acting as a roadblock to diversity. Is there a solution that will make people recognise their privilege and level the playing field?

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