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Dr. Mehreen Faruqi is the Senator in the Australian parliament representing the state of New South Wales. The first Muslim woman elected to any Australian parliament, Senator Faruqi is a career engineer and life-long activist for social and environmental justice. Senator Faruqi has spoke at APGFWN webinar on the issues relating to being a woman in parliament, the roles she has held and developed, and what is entailed in the position.