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Project Humanity Charity Dinner
1st October 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm180$
HOST International’s Project Humanity Australia is inviting you to join us at our fundraising dinner, inspired by authentic Moroccan and Middle Eastern food, for an evening of networking and entertainment.
There will be a silent auction, with items such as handmade rugs by displaced women from Afghanistan, and Lapis Lazuli gemstone bowls made by Afghan lapidaries.
All funds raised will go towards supporting programmes and assisting people seeking asylum.
Dr Munjed Al Muderis
Associate Professor Al Muderis is an Australian-trained orthopaedic surgeon and a squadron leader in the Australian Air Force Reserve. Born in Baghdad, Munjed fled Iraq as a young doctor having refused the orders of Saddam Hussein to mutilate army deserters’ ears. Munjed endured a life-threatening journey to Australia by boat and spent 10 months in Curtin Detention Centre. Upon his release, he embarked on a mission to become an orthopaedic surgeon.
Munjed’s day-to-day work involves hip and knee arthroplasty and reconstructive surgery. He is a leading surgeon in the revolutionary technology known as osseointegration. Munjed has helped hundreds of amputees worldwide to improve mobility, reduce pain and overall enhance their quality of life. Munjed teaches at Notre Dame and Macquarie Universities, trains local and international surgeons, registrars and medical students. Apart from his academic and clinical roles, Munjed is heavily involved in humanitarian work.
Master of Ceremonies:
Ms Lattouf is the director and co-founder of Media Diversity Australia. She is a multi award-winning journalist and is currently a senior reporter and presenter at Network 10. She was named AFR 100 Women of Influence 2019 and her career spans television, radio and online. She’s worked on a range of news and current affairs programs in both commercial and public broadcasting media.