Mina Jaf

“Changing the game through social entrepreneurship”

Mina Jaf is the founder of Women Refugee Route, an NGO working to change the system of decision-making in migration policy by including refugee women in the process. She was born in Kurdistan, and at 11 years old was forced by fleeing to Denmark as a refugee together with her mother and siblings. Mina is identified as a feminist and has dedicated herself to work on refugee and on women’s rights issues, bringing her personal experience and perspective on gender inequality to her vocal advocacy and work with refugees. She has been named as one of the most influential people under 30 by Forbes in the category “Europe’s 30 under 30 – Law & Policy” #ForbesU30Europe.