Jerry Guirguis interview Hala Abdelnour, Live-to-air on 96.5FM – Egyptian radio program [ 10th February 2014, Melbourne-Australia ].
6:45pm - Our 2nd special guest is Hala Abdelnour.
Hala Abdlenour, with Psychology and Social Work degrees from Melbourne University, Co-founded the Melbourne University Arabic Culture Club and was elected President for 3 consecutive years.
In 2003 she was selected to represent Arabic youths on the Victorian Arabic Social Services (VASS) Committee of Management.
Worked as a Drug & Alcohol Counsellor and community development coordinator
In 2005, Hala was awarded Victorian Multicultural Ambassador for the 15-25 age group and in 2009 she graduated as a Vincent Fairfax Fellow.
In 2012 she moved to Doha Qatar for work as events manager.
Hi & Welcome …,
Q1] What type of work do you do
Working with communities in tackling social and racial tensions and enhancing Australia’s image as a world leading nation on diversity issues.
Q2] Do you belong to any social justice group and what do you advocate?
Since 2004 she has been the Director of Global Echo Consultants & Trainers, which was established to work alongside various communities in Australia and overseas to strengthen the voice of those who are often silenced.
Q3] What are your messages?
On community politics and cross-cultural trends with a focus on migrant / refugee issues, gender equality and interfaith dialogue.
Young people growing up in Australia battling with dual cultural identities
Q4] How does social media help with your objectives? Would you prefer to demonstrate on social media or out on the streets?
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