Ashleigh Streeter-Jones

Youth and gender equality advocate and founder, Raise Our Voice Australia

2024 VIC Young Australian of the Year Nominee

Ashleigh Streeter-Jones is an internationally recognised advocate for youth and gender equality. Her work as a speaker, writer, advisor and activist has shaped domestic, national and international conversations. 

Involved in youth advocacy and campaigns since she was a teenager, Ashleigh focuses on closing societal gaps, especially for women and young people from marginalised backgrounds. She has been an integral part of multiple successful campaigns, including Girls Take Over Parliament. 

In 2020, Ashleigh founded Raise Our Voice Australia, a volunteer-run social enterprise that is amplifying the voices of young women and gender diverse people in politics and policy. The organisation runs training and campaigns, conducts research on gender equality and fosters communities to advocate for and create positive change. 

Forbes chose Ashleigh as one of the 30 Under 30 in 2018. She is also a Global Shaper, an initiative of the World Economic Forum that is inspiring young people under 30 to address local, regional and global challenges.