Sherene Hassan is the Education director of the Islamic Museum of Australia.
She served as vice president and secretary of the Islamic Council of Victoria, the peak body for 90,000 Victorian Muslims for nearly eight years. She was one of the media spokespeople for the Council during that period.
To date she has conducted over 1,000 information sessions on Islam to diverse audiences ranging from the Flying Fruit Fly Circus School to the Australian Federal Police.
In December 2007, Sherene was selected by the Age newspaper as one of Melbourne’s 100 Most Influential people.
In 2016, Sherene was selected as ‘Muslim Woman of the Year’ at the Australian Muslim Achievement Awards (AMAA).
Formerly a chemistry and physics teacher, Sherene is married with four children.