Executive OfficerAyman was raised in the wilds of Northern Territory (Darwin) which helped foster his interests in community and outdoor activities.
He is passionate about grassroots community engagement, mental health, social justice and the mighty Essendon Bombers.
Ayman’s previous role was as the General Manager of the Islamic Council of Victoria, The peak Muslim body in Victoria which offers social welfare and advocacy services to a diverse growing community in Victoria and he has actively having been involved in the not for profit sector in a variety of other roles over the last 15 years.
Ayman jumped at the opportunity to help build and establish the Centre for Muslim Wellbeing recognizing the important need for culturally responsive wellbeing services for new and emerging communities.
Project OfficerAfter having the honour of raising three amazing children Ebru decided she needed to give back to the community that gave to her.
Starting a Diploma in Community Services after not studying for 19 years after her BA gave her drive to work in the community sector, especially in services where she could fulfill her passion to help. CMW has filled that drive to serve her community Ebru is a fashion designer and has run her own clothing business for the past 10 years, has run her own NPO charity Amara, and loves the outdoors, creativity and her arch nemesis food!
After completing her BA and having the honour of raising three amazing children, Ebru began her Diploma in Community Services. She has a passion to help the community that gave to her and enjoys the human interaction of events planning and assisting others in navigating the mental health sector.
Strategic DesignerA Human Centred Designer, who is studying her Master’s Degree in Design Futures at RMIT, Adeeba came to CMW after living in Jordan for the past 10 years with the intention of serving and benefitting the Muslim community in her home city, Melbourne.
She is keen to promote wellbeing with an Islamic lens and is passionate about solving complex problems with the use of graphical representation and sits comfortably in the uncertain process of co-designing with multi-disciplinary teams. Her toolkit includes Service Design and Design Ethnography techniques.
In her spare time, Adeeba loves to horse ride, cycle, hike and loves spending time with family and friends (over coffee).