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Samah Hadid

Australian Director of Global Poverty Project
Samah Hadid

Samah is the Australian Director of The Global Poverty Project and a women’s rights and anti poverty campaigner. She was selected as the 2010 Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations and completed a fellowship with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.

Samah has advised national governments and international organizations on youth policy, multiculturalism and human rights issues. Her advisory roles have included member of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO, member of Amnesty International’s Diversity Steering Committee and member of the National Youth Roundtable .She was also selected as a participant to the Prime Minister’s 2020 Summit and a member of the UN Expert Meeting Group on Youth.

Samah is a regular commentator on ABC24 newsmakers, ABC’s Q and A program, and also published several opinion pieces for Fairfax media as well as co authored the book ‘ The Future by Us’

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