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Sayed R Hussainizada

Sayed Rahmatullah Hussainizada is a very committed individual and an advocate for the Afghan community. His immense involvements in the community is complimented with his keen interest for human rights and social justice. He is passionate about bringing change to the social, and political dynamics of the society by starting at the grassroots and moving up. A great public speaker, Sayed is regarded a role model and inspiration for many young people. He runs the Afghan Fajar Association Incorporated (AFAIC) which is a not-for-profit organization supporting individuals from CALD migrant and refugee backgrounds to build better lives in Australia. Through a combination of support services, knowledge sharing and advocacy, AFAIC works to remove the barriers people face as they make Australia their home. It aims to create a vibrant, connected multicultural Australia where everyone reaches their full potential. Sayed currently sits on the board of many other youth-led organisations, including the peak body for multicultural youth, he is a travel-with-a-purpose enthusiast and loves soccer. Sayed has completed a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) at the University of Technology Sydney.