Meet our Founder
Changemaker, activist and founder of Jasiri Australia, Caitlin Figueiredo has dedicated her life to making the world better for women and young people. Caitlin launched Jasiri Australia after hearing hundreds of stories from women in need of support. Restless for change, she banded together with a group of friends to create an empowering organisation focused on disrupting the status quo. Never taking no for an answer, Caitlin has worked with some of the world's most powerful leaders and organisations, all whilst being able to navigate the gender, business and political space with ease. Caitlin regularly appears in the media and has received numerous awards honouring her work. As a seasoned speaker, Caitlin has the ability to connect with any audience.
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Our founder is experienced, engaging and motivating public speakers.
Caitlin has delivered keynote presentations to over 8,000 people across the world – from local level grassroots Girl Guides meetings and Year 12 Graduation Ceremonies, right through to Parliament House and the United Nations.
Powerful and inspiring, these 45-minute presentations educate, entertain and inspire audiences.
Founder & CEO
Caitlin Figueiredo (Fig-ar-ey-do) is a proud multicultural Australian, social entrepreneur and CEO of Jasiri Australia. She sits on the Commonwealth Youth Council Pacific Committee and three United Nations Task Forces. At 19 Caitlin founded World Vision's youth movement VGen-ACT and at 20 years old, she became Australia's 100 Most Influential Women and was named an Obama White House Changemaker for Gender Equality. She is ranked alongside Gloria Steinem and Chelsea Clinton, as an influencer to 18.5 million women from over 196 countries. Caitlin represents 4.3 million young Australians as a Board Director of the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition. She is an Alannah and Madeline Foundation Ambassador and ranked on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. The Chairman of NAB, Ken Henry, identified Caitlin as 'someone who is influential in shaping Australia both now, and in the years to come'. Currently completing a Double Degree in Law and International Development, Caitlin manages a small education business and is a Queen's Young Leader.