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Theme: Diversity and inclusion

This event occurred on
June 18, 2023
Melbourne, Victoria

Diversity and inclusion are important topics in today's society, and it's great to see them being highlighted in public events.

Diversity refers to the differences and unique characteristics that people bring to a group, organization, or society. This can include differences in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, and more. Inclusion, on the other hand, refers to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and included regardless of their differences.

In the context of Australia, diversity and inclusion are particularly important topics given the country's multicultural makeup. With people from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds living in Australia, it's essential to ensure that everyone feels included and has equal opportunities to participate and contribute to society.

A TEDxKEW event focused on diversity and inclusion could cover a wide range of topics, including:

Strategies for promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace, schools, and other institutions
The experiences of individuals from diverse backgrounds and how they navigate the challenges of living in a multicultural society
The impact of systemic discrimination and how to address it
The importance of ally ship and how to be an effective ally to marginalized communities
The benefits of diversity and inclusion, including how it can drive innovation and improve outcomes in various settings
Overall, a TEDxKEW event focused on diversity and inclusion has the potential to raise awareness, spark important conversations, and inspire action towards creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

Melbourne, Victoria, 3101
Event type:
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Dr Hassan Younes

Doctorate of BA and Aerospace Engineer
"Dr Hassan Younes is Doctorate of BA and Aerospace Engineer. He has a background in aerospace engineering, organisational change and business management across multiple diverse industries, and over two decades in the education and training sector. Dr Hassan Younes holds a doctorate in Business administration (Leadership & Management) , an honours degree in Aerospace and other qualifications in Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, and Education. Throughout his professional career, Dr Hassan Younes has utilised his skills and experience in business management to build a successful vocational training organisation, multiple travel agencies, build an international education facility in the Philippines and managed investment and property development projects. Dr Hassan Younes is also the Founder and Chair of the International Academy of Marawi, Managing Director at Caradon Investments, Founder & Senior Business Coach for Lanao Business Services.

Dr Sarifa Alonto Younes

Doctorate of Education and Philantropist
"Dr Sarifa Alonto-Younes is a Doctorate of Education and Philantropist In addition to above she is a serial entrepreneur and Best-Selling author. She has been featured in various media outlets. Sarifa is also the author of the book: ""Love your Obstacles"" A passionate advocate for women's empowerment and female entrepreneurship, Dr Sarifa speaks regularly at conferences around the world on these topics. She is also involved with various charities that focus on helping disadvantedg families , empowering women and orphan children in need. Dr Sarifa Alonto-Younes holds a Doctorate in education, a Master Degree in Industrial & Organisational Psychology, a Masters Degree in Education and Training, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, which have made her a strong voice on international stages speaking on organisational change, social behaviours and personal empowerment."

Rashid Khan

CEO at Evacovation - Saving lives through real time data
Rashid has extensive experience as a Global Emergency Management Expert. Top 100 Australian professional 2020-21. His professional work involved in Information and Communication Technology; Banking and Finance; Energy; Health and Community Services; Urban Precinct; Operations and Commercial Business environments in government, private and not-for-profit sectors. Rashid holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Sciences as well as a Diploma in Application, Project and Business Development from National Academy of Technology Melbourne Australia, Certificate in Block chain Technology, and ISMS ISO 27001 – 2013 while working on his Innovation Start-up Evacovation. He has worked extensively as a senior category emergency management expert in multiple domains including Health and Financial sector in Australia. In his career he has developed exceptional emergency management skills, along with stakeholder relationship management skills with extensive experience in successful business negotiations.

Su Zaki – Leung

Subconscious Healing Specialist & Author
Su Zaki Leung is a serial entrepreneur in the business of happiness and emotional well-being. Coming out from orphanhood, abuse and family violence, she found her way. She deeply understands that stopping generational trauma and improving collective emotional well-being starts with us. Su Zaki-Leung is the CEO of Tri-Scenic Clinical Hypnotherapy and Soul Choice Development. Dedicated to helping individuals heal from past trauma and emotional baggage, creating a safe space for them to find their own CHOICE and voice under any circumstances. She shares her message of Choice on different stages and platforms to empower others to move forward and take action to reclaim their life. Lives and breaths in mental well-being and holistic happiness. She is also the founder of renowned Australia’s first low-carb, gluten-free no sugar dessert store Regretless Low Carb Pleasure, which enables everyone have a choice to enjoy sweets with no guilt, by making healthy that lead to whole and happy life.

Twinkle Bahaduri

Senior Clinical Research Associate
Twinkle is a Senior Clinical Research Associate with 10 years of experience in next-generation drug development and Clinical trials. As a Clinical Research Professional and a former Medical Scientist, she has extensive experience managing Investigational Drug trials and Medical Device Clinical trials in the Asia Pacific Region across a broad spectrum of therapeutic areas in the Hospital, Academic, and Pharmaceutical industry sectors. She holds double Master degrees in Infectious Diseases and an MBA, a BioMedical Science degree from University of Western Australia, and a Postgraduate certificate from Harvard Medical School. She is dedicated to transforming lives through the power of research and innovative medical interventions that provide hope to those who have lost hope. As an International Keynote Speaker, she now raises awareness of Clinical trials, with a message that successful drug development is only possible with successful Clinical trials, thus it is our responsibility.

Organizing team




  • Dr. Siddharth Kishore Gaur