17 min

Fighting racism in Australian sport 7am

    • Noticias diarias

When Rana Hussain’s family migrated to Australia from India they brought with them a passion for cricket, though it wasn’t long before Rana fell in love with Australia’s biggest sporting code: the AFL.
But navigating the blokey, Anglo-centric world of Australian football in the 1990s wasn’t easy for a young Muslim woman. Her experiences during that time galvanised her to become an advocate for diversity and inclusion in sports.
Today, Rana Hussain on the racism problem in Australian sport, and how to fight it.
 
Guest: Diversity and inclusion expert Rana Hussain.


Background reading: AFL diversity consultant Rana Hussain in The Saturday Paper
 
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When Rana Hussain’s family migrated to Australia from India they brought with them a passion for cricket, though it wasn’t long before Rana fell in love with Australia’s biggest sporting code: the AFL.
But navigating the blokey, Anglo-centric world of Australian football in the 1990s wasn’t easy for a young Muslim woman. Her experiences during that time galvanised her to become an advocate for diversity and inclusion in sports.
Today, Rana Hussain on the racism problem in Australian sport, and how to fight it.
 
Guest: Diversity and inclusion expert Rana Hussain.


Background reading: AFL diversity consultant Rana Hussain in The Saturday Paper
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17 min