Niika Daria Briskin
CEO / Board Member
Whilst completing a Bachelor of Science, Niika pursued her passion of Film and TV
and proudly produced her own show at Gasworks Theatre, 'Lay Me Down to Sleep'
went on to do main roles in Neighbours and Eugenie Sandler on the ABC
followed by 2 fabulous years as a host for NOVA Radio in Perth.
The face of large community campaigns National Youth Suicide Channels 10,
the face of Westfield Shopping Centre MC all around Australia,
including presenting the Loreal Fashion Awards.
The last female standing on the iconic show Fear Factor on channel 7
Her experience in the TV industry has resulted in a range of amazing opportunities
and after the passing of her 35-year-old Brother from a Heart Defect
Niika became more involved in philanthropy. Living in India for two years working
with homeless children, Niika created her own charity organisation: “The Mateship Program”
which was successfully introduced into schools around Australia.
During her time in India Niika became a Yoga and Meditation teacher
as well as a NLP therapist and now in 2022
is working tirelessly to produce her first feature documentary,
which shines a light on people suffering from Neurodiversity and showcases
how these people find a place in society that is full of hope and meaning.
“It’s an absolute honour to now be the CEO of The Shaun Miller Foundation
I hope to carry my brothers legacy into the work we do here
and to make both my brother and Shaun proud of how we help other families
experiencing the tradgedy of congenital heart illnesses”
Niika remarks in regards to collaborating with the Foundation
an Australian foundation that focuses on ‘mending broken hearts’
offering support, education and care for patients and families faced with cardiac problems.