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Nominees announced: Inspiring Muslim Women

A fantastic line-up of incredible women has been announced as nominees for the Women Acknowledging Women Award. The WAW awards celebrate the quiet achievers through nominations of Muslim women who have contributed to family and community or promoted peace, human rights, advanced arts, education, STEM, public health and environmental or social justice. Hana Assafiri, an activist in honouring the contributions of women in our community said she is proud to be part of enabling and celebrating an amazing Australia.  “Congratulations to these amazing women; one after another in the face of much hostility and aggression, they embody the example of humility...

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Australians celebrate Pakistan’s Independence and Identity

Over three hundred people turned out for the spectacular third annual “Meri Pehchan [My Identity] Pakistan” entertainment fundraiser on Saturday 11 August 2018 in Bankstown, Sydney celebrating the anniversary of Pakistan’s Independence over 70 years ago.  It was definitely a night to remember with affection as the Pakistani community got together to remember the beautiful culture of their heritage. Attendees wearing green and white as part of the theme of the event, sung the Pakistani National Anthem.  Following a series of entertainment pieces including a song performance, a speech competition, a quiz competition, poetry and a stage play. A character...

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Recognition for diverse young professionals

The Hon Ray Williams MP, Minister for Multiculturalism has honored the contribution of an array of talented and high achieving young professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds at a networking event held on Tuesday 14 August 2018 at the NSW Parliament House. In amidst of the rhetoric of a recent politician’s speech that cultural diversity undermines social cohesion, it’s only natural to be in low spirits if you’re a person of colour in Australia. However, it is crucial not to be despondent or lose faith, and to remember that as a multicultural nation, cultural diversity is one of our...

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Susan Carland to host SBS TV’s Child Genius

Susan Carland: scholar, author, feminist, and now quiz show host! Carland has been announced as the host of Child Genius, a quiz show on SBS TV which will air later in the year. “Presided over by quizmaster, Dr Susan Carland, this brand new six-part series to find Australia’s brightest child in a unique competition documentary format, follows the lives of some of Australia’s brightest children and their families,” an SBS statement said. “These gifted children all have very high IQs and showcase phenomenal cognitive abilities in maths, general knowledge, memory and language. Susan Carland told her 36,000 Instagram followers...

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