Founder and Director
Hedayat is dedicated to uplifting, supporting, and training fellow refugees. Since arriving from Afghanistan in 2010, Hedayat studied politics and international relations (Hon. Arts and Design); was a youth advisor to CMRC, MYAN NSW and more; and founded a social enterprise in 2018. CommUnity Construction’s mission of “building homes, building lives,” has seen 65+ successful refugee trainees, 130+ projects, and two trainees who have since founded their own companies. Accreditations: Young Social Pioneer 2018 (FYA); First Gens Accelerator 2019 (Ygap); Humanitarian Award Winner 2019; TEDX Speaker 2019 (ICC Sydney); Social Traders Certified 2021; 2021 Refugee Entrepreneurship Pitch Winner (Center for Entrepreneurship London).