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March 17, 2021

Woman of Local and Global Influence | Aliya Danzeisen

Woman of Local and Global Influence | Aliya Danzeisen

Do you ever consider the adequacy, effectiveness, co-ordination and timeliness of information disclosure and sharing when it comes to protecting diverse and/or migrant communities facing race-related prejudice.
Is your organization and leadership listening to the diverse communities that make up your teams and their experiences of racist intolerance?
There was a defining point in New Zealand two years ago this week, while worshippers were at prayer, fifty people were killed and over fifty others injured when an individual attacked the Al-Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch.

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Aliya Danzeisen is an example of a high achieving woman in the world, stepping up when she sees a problem, and lack of action. She was nominated in the category of public policy and advocacy as a New Zealand woman of influence in 2020. Join me for a powerful conversation around courageously stepping into the void with Aliya Danzeisen a leader for the Islamic Women’s Council of New Zealand for the Kiwi Muslim community.   

Bullet Points

  • New Zealand Women of Influence Awards 2020 finalists focus on challenges of the future 
  • Women's Organization of the Waikato Muslim Association helping community and their challenges
  • Attack on Christchurch New Zealand Mosques on 15 March 2019

Knowledge Bomb

  • The majority of our youth are either migrants, 75% come from overseas.  But 25% were born here, of the 25% born here, a significant number of them come from migrant community


  • New Zealand Women of Influence Awards 2020 finalists focus on challenges of the future 
  • The Report | Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019

About the Guest

Aliya Danzeisen, National Coordinator at Islamic Women's Council of New Zealand and Founder of WOWMA, an internationally recognized program for Muslim youth.

About the Show

Podcast Host: Life & Leadership: A Conscious Journeywith Michelle St Jane

A podcast for Global and Re-Emerging Leadership creating community/tribe, a circle of influence, transcendency of compassionate leadership in the world and wider universe. A unique destination for learning about Leadership + Conscious Stewardship + Legacy.

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