Dr Nora Amath completed her PhD at Griffith University, looking at how Muslim civil society organisations have responded to the socio-political context in Australia.
Besides being an academic, she is highly active in human rights advocacy and community work, including interfaith dialogue and currently chairs AMARAH (Australian Muslim Advocates for the Rights of All Humanity).
Nora sits on a few other boards and is the Secretary of Islamic Relief Australia Board of Trustees. Nora has received many awards for her efforts.
In 2006, she received the prestigious award of Australian Muslim Woman of the Year. In 2007 and again in 2012, she received the Australia Day Community Awards.