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The Politics of Advocacy: Ashleigh Streeter-Jones
25 May 2021

Amber Daines speaks with activist and advocate Ashleigh Streeter-Jones about activism, making change, and cutting through.

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Creating Change with Ashleigh Streter-Jones: The WoW
12 April 2021

This week the delightful, Ashleigh Streeter-Jones joins us to discuss the importance of activism and diversification! Ashleigh helps us break down how we can contribute to larger global issues and use our activism for change.

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Working to change the face of leadership: The Australian National University
5 March 2021

Ashleigh Streeter-Jones (MDipl '18) is incredibly passionate about diversity in public decision making. A writer, speaker and activist, she believes women and persons of all genders deserve a seat at every table where decisions are being made.

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​10 reasons to be optimistic for the future, from young change makers: World Economic Forum
16 March 2021

We asked 10 young organisers and activists who participated in The Davos Agenda what makes them optimistic and this is what they shared, along with other key takeaways.

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Ashleigh Streeter on becoming a recognized activist, advocate, speaker and founder of Raise our Voice Australia: The Invernadero Mind podcast
21 March 2021

This week's guest is Ashleigh Streeter-Jones. She believes that there should be more young people involved in policy and public decision making and is working hard to make this happen.

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Young Australians in International Affairs Young Women to Watch 2021
8 March 2021

In celebration of this year's International Women's Day, Young Australians in International Affairs is delighted to announce our list of Young Women to Watch in International Affairs for 2021.

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BroadTalk with Ashleigh Streeter-Jones
26 February 2021

In this raw and delicate discussion about what it’s like to push back against the rolling tide of inequality, Ash explains how at times young women feel simply overwhelmed. And how maintaining her energy, whilst also honouring her passion, has come at a considerable cost. Audacious and energetic, she has already inspired many young girls to get politically active.

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Canberran selected for World Economic Forum in Davos
29 January 2021

Among the 2000 attendees at this year's World Economic Forum is 26-year-old Canberran Ashleigh Streeter-Jones, who was selected as one of 50 young leaders from across the globe to go to this week's event.

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Women of Influence podcast: Ashleigh Streeter-Jones
19 February 2021

When you have a voice. Use it.
Ashleigh is a global thinker and activist. She is driven by passion and admits a bit of anger too.

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Her Move media meets: Ashleigh Streeter-Jones
19 February 2021

We had the pleasure of interviewing Ashleigh for our second season of Her Move Meets series. Above all, Ashleigh was passionate, insightful and honest in our conversation. Thanks again, Ash!

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Meet Ashleigh Streeter-Jones: Gender Equality Advocate and Activist
1 August 2020

Safely sits down with advocate and activist Ashleigh Streeter-Jones for Behind The Woman.

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5 Minutes With Australia’s Young Women Of Influence | Ashleigh Streeter
13 December 2019

Each year the Australian Financial Review presents its list of the leading women influencing Australia’s culture, economy, law, politics and society. This year more than 10 young women were named in the list. We wanted to find out who they are, how their work influences and relates to young people’s experiences of employment and transitions, and what visions they hold of young people’s futures in Australia.

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Always looking up down and around: The Peers Podcast
2 June 2019

Ashleigh Streeter encourages millennials everywhere to intentionally identify their passions and take action for good. Her philosophy? Reject the traditional definition of success, and forge a path that’s aligned with your own values. It’s cool to care. So care a lot, and just do it.​

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#WhyIMarch: Five Canberrans on what the Women's March means to them
19 January 2019

This Sunday, Canberrans will take to the streets for the Canberra Women's March. The call to march has never been stronger, after a week of the nation debating the portrayal of masculinity in Gillette's The Best Men Can Be advertisement and above all, mourning 21-year-old Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe who was killed in Melbourne.

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Introducing The 2018 Young Social Pioneers Participants
15 September 2018

We are excited to announce a stellar group of 45 young thought leaders, innovators and change makers, coming together from across Australia to take part in this year's Young Social Pioneers program.

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Does gender equality exist in Australia? Most say no: UC report
5 September 2018

An overwhelming proportion of Australians believe that inequality between women and men is still a problem in Australia today, a new report by the University of Canberra has found.

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Who run the world: ANU Policy Forum Podcast
June 2018

On this episode of Policy Forum Pod, four young women discuss how to give youth a greater say in public policy. We hear from Nip Wijewickrema, Ashleigh Streeter-Jones and Caitlin Figueiredo about the pathways available to young people who want to enter politics, the obstacles facing young women trying to make a difference, and the challenges of measuring social impact.

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Activist Spotlight: Ashleigh Streeter paving the way...on Rosie
3 May 2018

It is Ashleigh’s constant positivity and passion that makes her a force to be reckoned with. I was lucky enough to chat with Ashleigh about feminism, activism, self care and some things in between.

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Australia's Young Changemakers Top 30 Under 30 Asia Class
3 April 2018

Some of Australia’s youngest social entrepreneurs have been honoured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list for “leveraging business tools to save the region's problems”.

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Girls take over parliament co-founders named on the Frobes 30 Under 30 Asia List 2018 for work on parliamentary gender equality
28 March 2018

Canberra based Girls Takeover Parliament co-founders have been named on Forbes
30 ​Under 30 Asia 2018 list, which recognises young innovators and leaders in the region.

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2018: She Leads College Conference - 5 quick questions with Ashleigh Streeter
9 March 2018

The YWCA Canberra She Leads College Conference is a one-day event for girls in years 11 and 12, equipping participants with the practical skills and knowledge they need to become confident leaders.  Today, we chat to Ashleigh Streeter, one of our incredible speed-networkers.

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Ashleigh Streeter-Jones Named ACT Women of the Year
7 March 2018

In a ceremony at the National Arboretum, Ashleigh Streeter-Jones was named the ACT Woman of the Year in recognition of her work encouraging young people and women in international development.

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2018 ACT Women's Awards winners announced
6 March 2018

Held tonight at the National Arboretum, the 2018 ACT Women’s Awards showcased the International Women’s Day theme of Press for Progress, with award winners highlighting innovative and progressive approaches in achieving gender equity. This year, 31 nominations were received.

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2018 I Make A Difference (IMAD) Honour Roll Recipients
28 February 2018

Congratulations to all the following young Australians who have been selected for The IMAD Honour Roll which recognises and celebrates youth leaders in Australia who have demonstrated their leadership addressing a specific issue in Australia and/or abroad.

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17 Canberra girls just took over Parliament House - here's why
18 October 2018

18 October 2018: In Australia, women hold less than a third of all seats in parliament, and fewer than a quarter of ministerial portfolios.

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Australia's political future is 'taking over' Federal Parliament today
18 October 2018

The sadly accepted fact among many female politicians is that it is
​"political suicide" to declare ambition.

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#GIRLSTAKEOVER Canberra MP's Offices
11 October 2017

On the International Day of the Girl Child, young women around Australia will take over local Members of the Legislative Assembly’s positions under Plan International’s #GirlsTakeov

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Girls will run the world on International Day of The Girl
26 September 2017

Change is what happens when girls take charge for a day.

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India Enlightens
28 May 2013

Docklands local Ashleigh Streeter has returned from a “surreal” trip to India with hope of continuing to advocate for some of the country’s most vulnerable people.

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