Proudly supported by the Royal Society of Victoria.
Does the absence of experienced guidance, representation and drive in your life disrupt you from actually pursuing your own unconventional career path? Perhaps the preconceived dreams that your African parents and relatives have of you excelling in that degree you’re currently enrolled in and obtaining a career in law, medicine, accounting and engineering no longer interests you.
AfroX – The New Conventional is a free event that will showcase the success of 5 unique African-Australian speakers.
Receive valuable tips and tricks from some of the brightest, boldest and most brilliant minds that have taken an alternative career path that has led them to their own idea of success. Join us as they share the wealth of knowledge and expertise received from their industries.
5 Unique Stories, 5 Unconventional Journeys
Abdullahi Alim – WA Young Person of the Year, Director at MYHACK and digital innovator
Sarah Agboola – Founder at m-Time, Board Member of Foundation for Youth Australians, Social Engineer
Manal Younus – Spoken word poet, freelance writer & creative producer
George Williams Mbogo – Scientist, La Trobe Institute of Molecular Sciences and Member of the Royal Society of Victoria
PLUS SPECIAL GUEST
Yassmin Abdel-Magied – Mechanical engineer, social advocate, ABC presenter, writer & ‘petrol head’ .
Bookings available online from Eventbrite.
Date(s) - Thursday 6 April, 2017
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Royal Society of Victoria