About our e-Skilling Facilitator
Described by Forbes Magazine as a “youthful visionary”, Ashleigh Streeter-Jones has worked in youth advocacy and campaigns since she was a teenager. ACT Woman of the Year 2018 and Forbes 30 Under 30 listee, Ashleigh has been recognised by the Foundation of Young Australians as one of the Young Social Pioneers. She is the Vice-President of YWCA Canberra and a Director of Its Not A Compliment, and previously co-founded Jasiri Australia’s Girls Takeover Parliament in 2017.
Ashleigh has advocated for youth and gender equality on an international level, including at the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. In 2019, she was recognized as one of Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence and in 2021, she was selected as one of 50 young global leaders to attend Davos at the World Economic Forum. She was previously the Deputy Curator of the Canberra Global Shapers Hub.
In 2020, Ashleigh launched Raise Our Voice Australia, a training program to boost the presence of young female and non-binary voices in public decision making. She is recognised as an international thought leader on the importance of young people in the public sector, and has presented on the topic to both domestic and global organisations including the World Economic Forum and World YMCA.