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Khadija Gbla

Khadija Gbla is a very passionate and inspiring young African Australian woman. She is an award winning human rights activist, inspirational speaker, facilitator and consultant. She has displayed great courage and determination in achieving her aspirations of giving women, youth and minority groups a voice at a local, state and international level.

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Testimonials for Khadija Gbla

Australia Awards for Africa Students and African Studies Association of Australasia and the Pacific Members enjoyed a lively presentation from Khadija Gbla at the inaugural welcome event for African Students to Adelaide, South Australia. Of her presentation, many students declared that they were inspired to succeed by her dynamic enthusiasm for education, culture and community in Adelaide. The sponsors of the event were thrilled to have Khadija Gbla talk to the students and were equally inspired by her passionate approach to education and community development.

AFSAAP President, Dr. Tanya Lyons

 

Khadija Gbla truly is an inspirational speaker. Her high energy and passion is obvious from the moment she walks into a room, and when she starts talking it is captivating! Her troubled past has given her the strength and determination to make a mark in society and I wish her the best of luck for her future plans with Chocolate Magazine.

Courtney Davidson, Volunteering SA&NT

 

 

Khadija Gbla Travels from SA
Fee Range: .Up to $5000

Khadija Gbla's Biography

Khadija Gbla is a very passionate and inspiring young African Australian woman. She is an award winning human rights activist, inspirational speaker, facilitator and consultant.  She has displayed great courage and determination in achieving her aspirations of giving women, youth and minority groups a voice at a local, state and international level. She is dedicated to her voluntary work and has utilised every opportunity to further her involvement in the community. Khadija wishes to inspire others to accept the differences in our multicultural society and with that make a difference in our society. Khadija utilises her powerful and inspired voice to advocate equality and acceptance within her community. She has become an optimistic and passionate representative of the African community.

Khadija is the Director of Khadija Gbla Cultural consultancy, which offers cultural awareness, intelligence training and facilitation to government agencies, non for profit organizations and individuals; advocacy and mentoring to culturally and linguistically diverse communities and khadija is also available as a motivation/inspirational speaker.

She is the Executive Director of not for profit organisation No FGM Australia which works to protect Australian girls from FGM and to support survivors of FGM. 

She is an Ambassador for Our Watch, an organisation established to change attitudes of violence towards women and their children, Director of Reacher’s Philanthropy - Committed to Women's and Girl's Self Empowerment; and member of Harmony Alliance -Migrant and Refugee Women for Change aims to provide a national inclusive and informed voice on the multiplicity of issues impacting the experiences and outcomes of migrant and refugee women in Australia. 

Khadija has been recognized through numerous awards for her vision and leadership, including 2017 cosmopolitan magazine women of the year finalist, 2016 women's Weekly and Qantas Women of the Future finalist, 2016 AusMumpreneur Rising Star and Making a difference –non profit Award, 2014 The Advertiser South Australia’s 50 most Influential Women, 2013 Madison Magazine Australia's top 100 inspiring Women, 2013 Amnesty International Human Rights Activists to watch out in 2013, 2011 State, Finalist Young Australian of the Year just to name a few.

Speaking Topics Include

Managing stress

Making a change

Empowerment

Team Work

Volunteering

Being a refugee

Overcoming barriers such as disability, racism, sexism, and ageism

Going after your dreams

Multiculturalism

Cultural Awareness

Youth Issues & Social Issues

Mental Health

International World Affairs

Breaking the silence