Aziza Abdel-Halim AM
AM is one of Australia's leading Arabic scholars and a prominent Muslim leader.
grew up in Egypt at a time when her
birthplace was renowned for its progressive and enlightened Islamic and literary debates.
Aziza is the founder and President of the Muslim Women's National Network and is the author of Did You Know? a book aimed at addressing incorrect interpretations of Islamic texts and rulings relating to women.
She has served on numerous government committees including: former Prime Minister Howard's, 2005 Muslim Community Reference Group.