From Melbourne, Australia, Ashleigh Streeter-Jones is the founder of Raise Our Voice Australia, an initiative to boost the number of diverse young female and non-binary voices in public decision making.
Ashleigh started her career as a State Director of VGen, World Vision Australia’s youth movement, and was later appointed the inaugural National Director of Campaigns.
Ashleigh co-founded the Girls Takeover Parliament program in 2017, for which she was described by Forbes as a “youthful visionary”, and was named the youngest ever ACT Woman of the Year and Forbes 30 Under 30 listee.
In 2017, Ashleigh ran Young Australians in International Affairs’ annual Future 21 conference. In 2019, she assumed the Chair of the Women’s March Canberra.
Ashleigh has delivered workshops at the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations, and advocated for gender equality at the YWCA World Council. In 2019, she was recognised as one of Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence.
Ashleigh is the Vice-President of YWCA Canberra and a Director of Its Not A Compliment. In 2021, she was selected as one of 50 young global leaders to attend Davos at the World Economic Forum.