Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Hi! I'm Jahin
Raised in Sydney, Australia
CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship
3-time TEDx Speaker
UNICEF Young Ambassador
2022 Young Australian of the Year (finalist) at 20-years-old
2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year (Individual Community Service)
40 under 40 Most Influential Asian Australians in 2022
In April 2022, Jahin founded Breathe.
Breathe. was an EdTech social enterprise delivering public speaking education to marginalised communities across Australia and New Zealand. Breathe. impacted 16,500+ people. In September 2022, Breathe. was officially acquired by the ASE Group.
In October 2022, Jahin was appointed the new CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship, Australia's largest youth innovation and entrepreneurship provider. The ASE works with 180,000+ young people every year.
Jahin Tanvir is the CEO of the Australian School of Entrepreneurship, 3-time TEDx speaker, board director, and social commentator.
As an award-winning advocate for young people, and diversity and inclusion, Jahin was named the 2022 Young Australian of the Year finalist whilst also receiving the 2021 Young Canberra Citizen of the Year in Individual Community Service. Jahin is a Board Director at the Adolescent Health Association of Australia, a UNICEF Young Ambassador and Movember Ambassador.
Jahin is the Founder of Breathe., an EdTech social enterprise providing public speaking education and coaching to young people, and marginalised communities around Australia. Breathe. has impacted over 16,000 individuals from diverse communities since its inception in 2022 and has now been acquired by the ASE Group. The ASE has impacted 180,000 people, making education, entrepreneurship and employment accessible for all.
Jahin is a regular media commentator and has appeared on ABC News, ABC’s The Drum, Channel 10, and Channel 9.
Jahin is an advisor for the Australian Department of Health in which he informs healthcare communications as well as being a regular consultant for leading anti-racism and health research organisations.
Jahin received the Zest Awards Outstanding Youth Leader of the year for 2021 for his work in assisting multicultural communities in Western Sydney, and has represented Australia on the global stage in Rome and Milan at United Nations and WHO conferences in 2021, speaking at events with the likes of Barack Obama, Malcolm Turnbull, and the Governor-General.
In the academic field, Jahin has been invited as a Guest Lecturer at the University of Melbourne for young people on mental health and was recently published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, a peer-reviewed medical journal that covers adolescent health and medicine. He was a founding member of the COVID-19 Youth Reference Group at the Department of Health, and an active research commissioner at the Centre of Research Excellence in Adolescent Health and Murdoch Institute of Children’s Research.
As a first-generation migrant, Jahin’s vision is to empower people from diverse backgrounds in decision-making and conversations in Australia, representing the multiculturalism of Australia.