daizy Maan

Hi I’m Daizy, I’m based in Melbourne and I love inspiring people to be the best version of themselves. I’ve worked in the entrepreneurship & startup space at University of Melbourne and Deakin university for the last six years and am now on a 1-2 year sabbatical. Alongside my co-founder I also help run a membership based community  Australian South Asian Centre. Most my time is spent on ASAC, podcasting & writing.

My curiosity about the world has led me to travel to Spain for study, Thailand where I served as an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development (AYAD) in Human Rights assisting refugees and asylum seekers, Tanzania where I volunteered and India where I meditated in the Himalayas to to find some peace.

Check out the Podcast here. I’m also quite active on Linkedin & Instagram.

Formal Bio

Daizy is has served as Program Manager at Melbourne Accelerator Program at University of Melbourna and lead Deakin University’s startup entrepreneurship initiative– SPARK Deakin for over 250 000 students and alumni. The program has funded 51 founders whose 20 startups have generated over $3m in revenue and created 99 jobs. She has served as the youngest Director at Australia’s largest publicly listed Community Banking (NSX:CSH) company. She teaches the Australian Digital Job Accelerator – helping ambitious women with financial independence through freelance work and runs a not for profit to empower South Asian women called Austalian South Asian Centre. ASAC’s work has been featured on SBS World News and ABC.daizy maan

In 2018 she served as a delegate to the G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance in Argentina and in 2019 was selected as a delegate for the Australia India Youth Dialogue. She has been named Boroondara Young Citizen of the Year in 2015 and has advocated for gender equality which has been featured in India Link, Herald Sun, and SBS Punjabi.

She hosts The Daizy Project a podcast about meaningful conversations with bold entrepreneurs, leaders and change-makers as well as living a purposeful life.

Speaking Experience


You can read more about my speaking experience here.


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