Gulnara Abbasova is Executive Officer of the Harmony Alliance and head of strategy and policy at Migration Council Australia (the auspicing body for the Alliance). She has a significant track record in civil society leadership and strategy across social policy, gender equality and human rights nationally and internationally.
Previously, Gulnara was Executive Director of the national peak body representing Australia’s migrant and refugee communities. She also led programs at two UN agencies and worked extensively in international advocacy on the rights and issues of Indigenous Peoples and ethnic minorities, as well as civil society participation.
Gulnara serves on a number of boards and committees focusing on professional regulation, access and equity, women’s empowerment and public health.