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Leadership Achievements

  • Completed 1,688km of running through seven deserts, on seven continents in seven weeks (2016)
  • Voted one of Fortune's 50 greatest leaders in the world, in 2016 (article)
  • Shortlisted for Advance's Global Australian Awards, in 2016 (article)
  • Completed the Racing The Planet Ultra Run (2014)
  • Completed the Marathon Des Sables Ultra Run (2013)
  • Named one of Australia's 100 Women of Influence (2013)
  • Named one of Australia's "50 for the Future" (2012)
  • Named one of the top 50 Leading Australians in Asia
  • Recipient of the Future Leadership Award from the Australia Davos Connection (2010)
  • Named a Young Global Leader for the World Economic Forum (2010)
  • Access Mina's LinkedIn Page 


Achievements in Water Conservation through Thirst

  • Over four years, more than 250,000 Chinese millennials have graduated from Thirst's water programs. (here)
  • In the last two years, more than 500,000 Chinese school children have participated in the Water Innovation Competition. (here)
  • Thirst has collaborated with almost 400 schools to teach both short and long term curriculum– right across the country.
  • Thirst also has the support of almost 500 Thirst Ambassadors – students who give up their time not only to learn about water, but to teach others about it. (here)