2019 ARA ORATION
PRESENTED BY THE BOB HAWKE PRIME MINISTERIAL CENTRE AND AUSTRALIAN REFUGEE ASSOCIATION (ARA)
This event will be opened by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia.
Young African and Muslim Australian women speak about finding identity, what life is like behind the headlines and what we can all learn about becoming a truly civil society.
Cross Cultural Consultant Tasneem Chopra will MC a panel of vibrant young professional women: Khadija Gbla, Manal Younus and Flora Chol who will share with the audience their experiences and insights about what it means to grow up as African or Muslim Australian in Australia, what it takes to belong and the challenge of claiming their space.