Shukura is a queer woman of colour with experience supporting young people to discover and develop their passions and life skills, connect with community and improve their mental health and wellbeing. Shukura has a background working in LGBTIQ family violence and in empowering young people through skateboarding programs and music workshops. Shukura has qualifications in community development and strives to work inclusively with young people of all backgrounds and identities with a gentle, empathetic and trauma informed approach. In her role as a Youth & Families Practitioner at the drum Shukura provides individual support to young people across the City of Melbourne. In her spare time Shukura enjoys playing guitar, shooting hoops, making beats, ceramics, cooking and reading.