Yamamah Agha provides strategic leadership for all settlement programs at not-for-profit organisation Settlement Services International (SSI) which supports newcomers and other vulnerable Australians to prosper.
Settlement programs at SSI include the Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP), Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) program, Settlement Engagement and Transition Services (SETS), Community Support Program (CSP) and Community Hubs.
With over 18 years’ experience assisting new arrivals to settle in Australia, Yamamah has a strong passion for delivering social justice to refugees and vulnerable groups in need. She has a particular interest in women’s rights, and supporting and empowering refugee women and their families to reach their potential.
In 2017-2018 Yamamah was selected as the UNHCR NGOS consultations Rapporteur and lead a delegation from SSI in Australia to Geneva.
Yamamah was recognised for her positive impact in Australias social sector, as winner of the 2018 Impact 25 awards.