University scholarship recipient is Zakieh Hamidian – an ethnic Hazara. Her family had to flee Iran after the death of her father. They were granted humanitarian visas and settled in Coffs Harbour. Zakieh was a student at Bishop Druitt College from 2012-2015.
Zakieh is now studying business management.
“In our culture we do not have very many women that they are like businesswoman and I want to break this barrier which is unfortunately still in our culture” she said.
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