Posts tagged Australia
Stephanie Kurlow—the First Hijabi Ballerina

Stephanie’s drive comes from her quest to break the ballerina stereotype, and she wants to show people “that even though I wear a hijab, it doesn’t stop me from doing anything. I can be who I want to be and fulfil a career and nobody can tell me otherwise.”…

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Fawad Ahmed – Asylum Seeker turned Australian Cricketer

One of Fawad’s friend managed to help him gain a short-stay visa for Australia. He arrived to play for Yoogali in the state of New South Wales late in season 2009-10. Ahmed soon applied for refugee status and, while the claim was considered, moved to Melbourne later in 2010 to join suburban side Hoppers Crossing…

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