Shukufa Tahiri is a Policy Officer with the Refugee Council of Australia. Her work involves policy analysis, research and advocacy on issues affecting people seeking asylum and refugees. She is one of the executive directors of Akademos Society which enables the education of girls, youth and children in Afghanistan and Pakistan. She is a steering committee member of the National Refugee Led Advocacy and Advisory Group (NRAAG). She is also an Advisory Committee member at UNSW Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law.
Shukufa will be joining the panel for the opening plenary on Thursday 13 February