Yama Choezom

Settlement Services International (SSI)

Yama was born in Tibet and brought up India. Yama move to Australia to study a Master of Lawsat the University of Melbourne Law School in 2017.

Yama worked as an interpreter for 2 years and  also worked in Mid-tier law firm in an immigration team as a law clerk for six months.

Yama currently works at MinterEllison as a paralegal in Pro Bono and Community Investment team.

Yama is an ardent reader and aspiring to be a lawyer as she completes her bridging course for admission as a lawyer.

Yama will be joining the panel, 'My transition to work: a refugee perspective' on Friday 14 February 

    1.15pm - 2.45pm

    Conference Day Two Friday 14

    Parallel Session: My transition to work: a refugee perspective

    Speakers in this session share their experiences of re-building or beginning their careers in Australia.


    Mireille Kayeye, Jesuit Social Services


    Dominic Golding, National Ethnic Disability Alliance
    Yama Choezom, Settlement Services International
    Amal Eskifeh, Community Representative
    Mashael Suliman, Community Representative


    RAPPP 2