Winner of ‘Victorian Multicultural Excellence Awards 2017’
Honoured by ‘Honouring women in Moreland’ awards 2017’
Awarded by ‘Aishworya Bidhya Padak’ (Gold Medallist, Bachelor of Nursing 1898)
Despite her busy schedule of work, social and family life, Jamuna continues to balance multiple things at times. Excellence in women’s health, women empowerment and women’s participation in leadership, she gives her best-self to support women from different communities. Influenced by feminist principle, she puts a high value on women’s strength and recognises the difficulties that women face to exploit their true potentials in multicultural communities. Being a president of successful, proactive and powerful women’s organisation in Victoria run by a group of amazing, talented, multi-skilled group of women, she urges all women ‘to value a strength within’ to take up inspired actions.
She is a true believer in women’s power and craving to see the ‘attitude shift’ in our society to value women’s abilities unconditionally. Migrated into Australia 15 years ago, Jamuna completed her master’s degree in Women’s health from Melbourne University and now pursuing PhD in the area of refugee women’s health. Mother of three kids, she continues to efficiently poise her professional career working for refugee and asylum seekers, where she gives other women the courage to live the best in the difficult situation.