Hajja Maha Abo

Maha Abdo OAM has spent over three decades working together with the Muslim Women Association to help give Muslim women safety and assurance in difficult and trying circumstances. Today she represents and gives voice to all women abroad as well as in Australia.

She works at the local, national and international levels advising government on policy, services and strategies to create a harmonious community for future generations of Muslim and non-Muslim women. In 2016 Maha was the NSW Seniors Week Ambassador as well as the Breast Screen NSW Ambassador.

In 2015 Maha was a finalist for the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Human Rights Medal, and in 2014 she was the NSW Human Rights Ambassador for 2014-15.