The Muslim Youth Forum will feature a panel of five young Muslims of different ethnic backgrounds ready to discuss the most pressing concerns of Australian Muslim youth. Del Irani, presenter on ABC News Breakfast, will be moderating the forum which will feature a panel of five Muslim youth from different cultural backgrounds.
This public event is open to all.
Muslim youth can choose the topics they want to discuss through this survey
Facebook event page
Organised by the Australian Intercultural Society and the Albanian Australian Islamic Association.
Supported by the Victorian Government and Victoria University
Moderated by: Del Irani
Del Irani is a warm and energetic multi-platform journalist, who's presented shows on ABC television and radio.
She was born in Mumbai and immigrated to Australia with her family when she was eight years old. She grew up on the lower north shore of Sydney but couldn't wait to travel and completed the final year of her degree on a scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley.
Del started her career in journalism as field producer, working on programs for Fox News, CBS and Channel News Asia, which involved travelling and living in many different countries including Bermuda, Panama, Belgium and Dubai.
She spent four years in India working for various news organisations including Thomson Reuters, Times Now and BBC World News. She was appointed Mumbai Correspondent for BBC World News in 2009 and also became the Presenter of India Business Report, a weekly show broadcast to 77 million people. During her time at the BBC, she provided live coverage of breaking stories, including the trial of the lone surviving gunman in the 2008 Mumbai Terror attacks.
Del Irani is currently Finance Presenter on ABC News Breakfast, which airs on ABC News from 6am - 9am daily. She's also one of the creators and presenter of award-winning talk show, #TalkAboutIt.