Shufaa shines

Shufaa Athman with her awards.
Shufaa Athman with her awards.

The 23-year-old law student has volunteered for several organisations since moving from Kenya 3½ years ago, including Teach Learn Grow, AIME, the Council of International Students Australia (CISA), Kenyan Community in WA and the ECU student guild.

While studying full-time Shufaa is also the secretary for CISA.

‘I’m really passionate about people, multiculturalism, the community and social justice,’ Shufaa said.

‘When I came to Australia I discovered there were so many people from different cultures and at the same time I felt there was a lot of stereotyping’