Caitlin Figueiredo (Fig-ar-ey-do) is a proud Goan-Australian and gender equality advocate. Caitlin is the founder and CEO of Jasiri Australia, a social enterprise on a mission to unleash a fearless generation of women and girls to end gender based violence and leadership inequality. She has been recognised internationally for her work to tackle discrimination, disrupt democracy and drive inclusive opportunities for young women and girls.
Caitlin currently sits on three United Nations Task Forces, the Commonwealth Pacific Youth Committee and represents 4.5 million young people as the Vice Chair of the Australian Youth Affairs Coalition. She is recognised as an expert in the social enterprise, foreign aid and humanitarian sector by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Outside of driving social initiatives, she was chosen as the youngest Australian 100 Women of Influence by Westpac and Australian Financial Review, listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 and was named a Queens Young Leader by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.