Farhana Muna

Farhana Muna

With a home video going viral in 2014, Farhana Muna became one of the first Bangladeshi women to connect with the masses through comedy. Since then, Farhana has amassed a following of 378,000+ on her social media platforms, which she leverages to passionately advocate for mental health awareness and female empowerment. Farhana has created content for and advised organisations such Facebook HQ, UN women, UNDP and Instagram on optimising social media for social change. Her videos have more than 28 million views and her social media platforms engage close to 1 million people every month. Farhana ’ s adeptness in leveraging humour and impactful storytelling to influence the dialogue on stigmatized topics such as mental health and gender discrimination has been widely proclaimed by the Bangladeshi media and garnered international attention from the Huffington Post and BBC Asia Radio. Her social media activism has also privileged her to work with UN Women in Bangladesh and facilitate grass roots workshops on using social media to empower females from disadvantaged backgrounds. In 2019, Farhana was a delegate speaker at the One Young World Summit in London where she shared her story as a proud suicide survivor and the role of mental health in empowerment in front of an esteemed audience of 2500 people. Farhana balances her social media advocacy with a full-time career as a leading professional in learning and development, offering expert training and advice to large scale organisations, such as bp and state government, on effective Diversity and Inclusion strategies that drive measurable impact. Farhana currently lives in Melbourne, Australia, with her young daughter.

All Sessions by Farhana Muna

The Power of the Female Vote April 27, 2022
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bagung Magali Community Room, Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library - 182 St Georges Road, Fitzroy North