Jem Smith

The Board of UN Youth Australia · Governance Committee Chair

Jem has been volunteering with UN Youth Australia since 2019 but has been involved in events as a delegate since 2016. She was the Chief Human Resources Officer for 2020, and now as a Board Director, she is keen to continue working on making the organisation the best it can be for our volunteers.

Outside of the UN Youth, Jem is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne majoring in Asian Studies and Politics and International Studies with focuses on Public Policy and Chinese Language. She also works as a public speaking and debating trainer and adjudicator, alongside working in office management and culture.

Jem also loves solo backpacking and has spent a significant amount of time in Mexico and Papua New Guinea, which has fuelled a love of scuba diving and is now currently working towards becoming a divemaster. During her weekends Jem loves seeing friends, going to live gigs, and enjoying Melbournes art scene.

Rates: Pesto, hot showers and solving problems

Hates: Mushrooms, cold showers and not being able to find a park


Board Activities

  • Chair of the Welfare Committee.
  • Member of the Human Resources Committee.
  • Member of the Organisational Structure Review Taskforce.

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