Launch of MPA to empower Australian Muslims into employment

The new Muslim Professionals Association (MPA) was launched at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers in Melbourne on Wednesday 19 July 2017 with over a hundred industry and community leaders in attendance.  At the time of increased angst and rise of Islamophobia, the launch of the MPA is a much-needed initiative to help eliminate the issues of unfairness in the workforce and unconscious bias. Research finds that although Australian Muslims are highly educated, institutionalised discrimination prevents Muslims from obtaining employment and leadership positions. MPA is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that aspires to be a portal for mentoring, support and networking for Australian...

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