Tasneem Chopra OAM 

A Cross-cultural Consultant and MC

A Cross-cultural Consultant, Tasneem addresses issues of diversity, equity and inclusion across organisational leadership, including intersectionality within government, corporate, arts and community sectors.  

She assists clients apply an intersectional lens in their work praxis towards greater cultural competence, innovation and profitability. Her goal in this space is to ensure diversity and inclusivity become an integral part of how any progressive organisation does business.  Tasneem has developed diversity, equity and inclusion policies (DE&I), delivered workshops, managed projects, curated exhibitions and executed engagement strategies for and on behalf of countless clients. 

For her efforts she was appointed the inaugural Ambassador for Women of Colour, Australia and awarded an OAM.  She has also been named an ‘Anti-Racism Champion’ by the Australian Human Rights Commission and holds a Distinguished Alumni Award from La Trobe University in recognition of her impact in the diversity sector.  

Tasneem is a Board Director for The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), as well as a Strategic advisor for Fire Rescue Victoria and the Collingwood Football Expert Panel on Anti-Racism.  She has also enjoyed governance affiliations with Ambulance Victoria, the In-Touch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, the Luke Batty Foundation, NOW Australia, and a Board Chairing role for the Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights.   

A TEDxMelbourne presenter and writer, Tasneem has featured in SBS Life, The Guardian, The SMH and appeared on BBC’s IQ2 Debates, Q&A is a regular panellist on The Drum and host of the podcast series, ‘Strengths Untold’. 

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