Zahra is 16 years old and is currently in Year 11 at Girton Grammar School. She was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh and immigrated to Australia at the age of 6.
Zahra’s dream of studying Medicine at university correlates with her strong passion for improving access to health and fitness for youth in Bendigo. Her other main area of interest includes equal opportunities of education for those who are disadvantaged due to poverty, disability or living in rural areas.
Whilst in the Youth Council Zahra wants to act as an advocate for the wider youth community and help create changes which are beneficial to Bendigo for several years to come.