Whether it’s fostering social cohesion through communityevents or creating a safe, diverse space for Muslim women to share theirstories, Hana Assafiri is a compassionate and unspoken Victorian hero.
She’s a tireless advocate for women, a spokesperson forIslamic feminism, and as a long-time Melbourne icon is celebrated for hergenerosity and success as a businesswoman.
Founder of North Fitzroy institution the Moroccan Soup Bar,Hana and her team are bringing their unique brand of Moroccan hospitality toCOPACC.
Hana supports intercultural understanding through monthlyevents coined ‘Speed Date a Muslim’ and ‘Conversation Salons’, which bringtogether people to discuss women’s issues, racism and the need for pluralityand a progressive vision. All ticket holders to COPACC’s night with Hana canparticipate in our special ‘Speed Date a Muslim’ session at no extra cost, butregister quickly as places are limited.
This International Women’s Day, join us at COPACC to connectwith Hana’s vibrant and outspoken style and her ability to articulate socialconcerns confidently and compassionately, but without apology.