Powering up for a brighter future


Saba Nabi is one of the three finalists in the young executive female category for IEC Awards. The winner will be announced on 19th November at a Gala dinner in Sofitel

Saba Nabi has made a significant contribution to the Wagga Wagga community and to the international students’ cohort. She shows outstanding leadership skills and is an excellent role model for all international students especially the ones living in regional Australia.

In 2011 Saba came to Australia from New Delhi as an international student pursuing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Charles Sturt University (CSU), Wagga Wagga, NSW, with her husband and two year old daughter. She finished her MBA & Bachelor in Pharmacy from India. Since arriving in Australia, she has donned many hats, achieving regional and national recognition in her chosen paths.

Saba was a winner of 2014 NSW International Student of the Year Award in the Higher education category and in 2015 she was invited as a guest speaker at the same Awards. She was the first international student to be one of the finalists in the Crow Awards 2014 in the category “Young Professional Award” organised by Wagga Business Chamber.

She is currently a member of Riverina Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) with Multicultural NSW, Public Officer at Local Health Advisory Committee (LHAC) of Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD), ex Equity and acting Education officer at CISA (Council of International Students Australia) which is the largest peak body representing international students nation-wide and a current CISA alumni, Board Member at Multicultural Council of Wagga Wagga, founding member of Cultural Club run by Multicultural Council of Wagga Wagga & Relationships Australia, demonstrating Saba’s dedication to the promotion of education and community based services for all members of society.

Saba works closely with the Wagga Wagga City Council on an ongoing basis through various multicultural and youth driven projects and is a member of Australasian Campuses towards Sustainability and Wagga Wagga Sustainability Networking group (comprising local community and the City Council) which works for sustainable Australia. “I hold the firm belief that engaging with our younger generations about the global challenges of sustainability and the role that they can play will make a positive difference,” says Saba.


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