Deena Yako

Deena Yako

Deena is a refugee advocate who utilises her personal experience of surviving and thriving as a refugee in her work as an educator, practitioner and inspiration. Having being directly involved in refugee resettlement and been a co-founder of a number of  thriving programs supporting refugee young people and their families, Deena has also used her skills and experience in educating the Australian public about what it is to be a refugee. Deena is currently also working with the education program at the Refugee Council of Australia.