Category: Feature Article

Centre Stage with … Tusif Ahmad

Tusif Ahmad is a professional paper cutting artist. His interest in art began in his teenage years when he started creating pieces of art doing pen and ink work. Mostly interested in creating landscapes and capturing and preserving the beauty …

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Business Ideas and Hackathons, how are the two related, what is a hackathon?

In the new generation of business; creativity, innovation and disruption are normal and expected. Hackathon (hacks) design sprints (creative problem solving), are ways to stimulate innovation. A hackathon is an occasion, a place, where passionate people, from various backgrounds form diverse teams, make their pitches, add their expertise, work towards creating a solution, business or social problem or work on a business idea.

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10 Professionals Share Career Advice – Aladin Zayegh

10 Professionals share career advice for emerging professionals. Professor Aladin Zayegh is an adjunct professor at the Victoria University and stresses the importance of networking and supporting one another as a community.  Professor Aladin confirms that the community needs professionals …

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10 Professionals Share Career Advice – Faeeza Jawaid

10 Professionals share career advice for emerging professionals. Faeeza Jawaid is a Project Officer for Australian Multicultural Foundation and encourages aspiring professionals to consider volunteering or working without pay to build their resume.  Faeeza speaks from her personal experience whereby …

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MPA @ Ascend Careers Expo

  Melbourne’s first Muslim ‘ASCEND’ Career Expo was held on Saturday, 9 September proving that success may come to those with passion, faith and a great work ethic.  Muslim Professionals Association were honoured to attend the Expo and present on …

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MPA @ Networks Australia Networking Breakfast

MPA was honoured to attend Networks Australia (NAF) sixth bi-monthly community focused networking breakfast at the Islamic Museum of Australia, on the 4th of September 2017. Networks Australia is a “good will community movement striving for social cohesion in a …

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MPA @ Muslim Medical Mentoring Launch Event

Muslim Medical Mentoring (MMM) held their launch at the Islamic Museum of Australia.   Dr Amir Zayegh, secretary of MPA, spoke about the importance of networking and expanding professional contacts.  MPA is proud to be supporting the MMM and supporting our …

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Eid Al Adha Greetings

  Muslim Professionals Association (MPA) wishes all members, Muslim professionals and the wider community a blessed Eid Al Adha. Celebrating Eid at work Not allowing employees to celebrate religious holidays may be discrimination.  Check with your employer about your entitlements …

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Bridging The Gap To Put More Victorians Into A Job

The Bridge helps disengaged young people, culturally-diverse communities and people who’ve had contact with the justice system find meaningful jobs. The organisation will use the grant to place a further 90 people into employment. The Bridge received more than $476,000 …

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2017 Vacation Work & Internships

Vacation work is a great opportunity for emerging professionals to gain experience in the workforce.  Many companies offer paid employment opportunities over the holidays to University students.  Opportunities are limited, but MPA have compiled a list of 50+ companies offering …

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