Jemila has been working with ICAN Australia since 2019. Jemila will be Acting Director for ICAN Australia from July 2022. With a background as an organiser, networker and community builder, Jemila is grounded in working to address the interlinkages of militarism, extractivism, and colonialism for over a decade. First Nations solidarity and justice are core to her work. Jemila has been leading ICAN Australia’s Nuclear Ban Advocate program, which supports partner organisations and community members to engage with local representatives at all levels of government and urge them to work for Australia’s ratification of the nuclear weapon ban treaty. Previously, Jemila has worked on the Cities Appeal campaign in Australia, which has seen 39 cities join the nuclear ban call. Jemila has also coordinated cross council initiatives, including divestment. In the lead up to the most recent Australian election, Jemila was involved in engaging candidates to make a commitment to the ICAN Parliamentary Pledge. Jemila holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Community Development from Victoria University, Naarm/Melbourne, and is based on the lands of the Peek Whurrong speaking people on the shores of Southern Ocean Gunditjmara sea country in Victoria.