Yassmin Abdel-Magied is the Founder and CEO of MUMTAZA. The mechanical engineer and social advocate is an internationally sought-after speaker, after founding Youth Without Borders at the age of 16, and delivering a TED talk on unconscious bias. She published her first book, Yassmin's Story, aged 24, and her commentary has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, on the BBC and more. She also hosts the TV show 'Australia Wide'.
Sarah Agboola is a co-Founder of MUMTAZA. Sarah fell into entrepreneurship after attending a start-up bootcamp held by The University of Melbourne and never looked back. Since then, she declined her offer for law school, has been awarded $40k in scholarships and grants and led two youth engagement initiatives. Sarah is also the co-Founder of m-Time and is on the board of directors for the Foundation for Young Australians.
Yan Ting Choong is a co-Founder of MUMTAZA. Ting has a PhD in neurophysiology from The University of Melbourne and has founded two startups: m-Time and Eira Biotechnology. Ting passionately contributes her time to mentor and encourage entrepreneurs new to the scene, particularly those involved in STEMM.
Maeva Heim is a co-Founder of MUMTAZA. Maeva graduated with a double degree in Business & Law and went on to work for the Innocence Project, the local Community Legal Centre, and on some of Australia's most high profile criminal trials before deciding to make a career pivot into Marketing. Maeva has worked for some of the world's largest companies in the Beauty, Fashion, and Health industries and is now developing a number of tech enabled beauty brands that have a focus on ethical supply chain management and cultural diversity in the beauty industry.