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Lunch and learn session - Mohammad Al-Khafaji

Equal Opportunity Commission
Date and time: 
26 November, 2014 - 13:00 - 14:00

Celebrating 30 years of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (SA)

To mark the 30th anniversary of the Equal Opportunity Act in South Australia, the Equal Opportunity Commission invites you to a series of free lunch-time sessions.

Guest speakers will talk about a range of topics related to equal opportunity and discrimination, share their personal experiences, expel common myths, and answer your questions.

Guest speaker for our third and final session is Mohammad Al-Khafaji.

Mohammad Al-Khafaji came to Australia as a refugee with his family in 2003 from Iraq after living a number of years in Syria. At 25 years old, he is a board member at Welcome to Australia and Multicultural Youth of South Australia (MYSA). Mohammad is also chairperson of the Minister`s Youth Council. In 2013, he was awarded the Governor's multicultural award for his work with asylum seekers and refugees and that year he also established the SA Muslim Youth Association. Mohammad is a Business Analyst at Bridgestone Australia Ltd and holds a Degree in  Software Engineering.

We invite you to come and hear from Mohammad about his experience as a refugee settling in South Australia, the challenges, the highs and lows, and his personal insights into discrimination and human rights.

Date: Wednesday 26 November 2014
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cost: Free (BYO lunch, Tea and coffee provided)

Equal Opportunity Commission
Level 4, 45 Pirie Street, Adelaide
*Please note that the Commission has moved

RSVP: www.eventbrite.com.au/e/lunch-n-learn-with-mohammad-al-khafaji-tickets-13693302035

Note that bookings are essential as places are limited.

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