Manal Younus is an Australian based freelance storyteller from Eritrea who believes that language and stories are the very fabric of our existence. Using her writing and performance, Manal explores different aspects of life from perseverance, identity, travel and truth. She speaks on a vast number of issues including youth leadership, gender and female empowerment, faith, blackness, culture, language, migration, displacement, racism and interculturalism. The young artist also facilitates writing, performance, public speaking, youth empowerment and intercultural awareness workshops in schools, community groups and professional environments to encourage others to develop their own voices.
Manal will be hosting the events at "The Spot" across both conference days.
Conference Day Two Friday 14
Opening Session: Welcome to Day Two
Grace Edward, Multicultural Youth QLD, BEMAC
Manal Younus, Spoken word poet, public speaker, writer
RAPPP1 Main Auditorium
Conference Day One Thursday 13
Lunchtime Side Session - Conference Participants Debrief @The Spot
Delegates are invited to continue and reflect upon the discussion from the opening plenary in an informal lunch session hosted by Manal Younus