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A bright Pakistani girl Faiza Rehman who has the distinctive honour of getting into a good position in Master-chef competition in Australia
Miss Faiza Rehman is a bright Pakistani girl who has the distinctive honour of getting into a good position in Master-chef competition in Australia.At the age of only 24,she successfully make her name bright, she deserves better projection in media & Congratulations from Sada-e-Watan and Australian Pakistani Community.
Faiza is a confident young Muslim woman who has strong skills in traditional Pakistani-Indian cooking but loves to bake beautiful cakes.Faiza lives at home with her mother, father, brother and sister. They are a very closeknit family and Faiza idolises her parents; in fact, she says that her dad is her ultimate hero. They had a great upbringing in Pakistan but Faiza’s dad thought that the children would have better opportunities in Australia and the family immigrated when she was nine years old.Growing up, Faiza’s grandma and mother taught her to cook. Her mum is a perfectionist and watches everything that she does in the kitchen. Faiza feels that she has inherited her mother’s perfectionist tendencies.
“My food idol would have to be my mother. She has always cooked with such precision and passion. Although I learnt everything I know from my mother who is very panicky, I am the complete opposite to her and am a very calm soul in the kitchen. I think it’s because I needed to be in order to maintain a balance between us.”
Faiza believes that happiness is contagious and she has a responsibility to live her life with modesty, strength and devotion to God. She is part of an organisation called Aspire to Inspire which aims to empower kids to get involved in the community and follow their dreams. She was nominated for Young Muslim Australian of the year in 2007.
Currently completing a Law/Science degree, Faiza has worked at Coles for the past eight years, a job she loves. She sees MasterChef Australia as an opportunity to ignite the spark she has inside, and wants to set an example to kids like the ones she works with.
“I hope I can inspire young people to see that life is there to be lived. Step out of your comfort zone and push the boundaries, or you’ll never know what you can achieve.”
Born in Karachi, 10/10/1988. Migrated to Melbourne, Australia permanently at the age of 9 in 1997. Attainted her primary school education from MULLUM MULLUM primary school and her secondary education from Australian International Academy where she completed the International Baccalaureate. Faiza was then admitted to a Bachelor of Science at Monash University, which she completed in 2009 and was subsequently admitted to a Bachelor of Laws at La Trobe University, Melbourne. Faiza completed her LLB in 2013 whilst simultaneously securing a spot in the top 22 of Masterchef Australia, series 5 (beating over 16,000 applicants). She made it through to the top 16 before being eliminated through an Italian food challenge. Food has always been a great passion of Faiza’s, its ingrained in her through her cultural influences and love of fusion cooking. She sees it as a means of bringing people together and filling their lives with happiness.
Aside from cooking, Faiza’s other main passion is Youth Empowerment. She is a firm believer in the importance of goal setting and supporting the realization of these goals for young people. She is a prominent member of an organization called Aspire to Inspire – an organization dedicated to encouraging young Australian Muslims to become interactive members of the community whist pursuing their dreams. Faiza was nominated for the Young Australia Muslim of the Year award in 2007. She hopes to become an idol for young kids, especially young Pakistani kids to gain education, set goals, give back to their community and become all that they want to be. Growing up in Australia, Faiza has always had a very strong connection with Pakistan. She hopes to go back to Pakistan and lead education camps where she can teach disadvantage children how to read and write, a basic liberty she believes every child deserves. In addition to this, she aspires to combat malnutrition by incorporating lessons of healthy eating, how to make nutritious meals with a limited number of ingredients.
Please visit her Facebook Fan page where she has gained such tremendous support in the past month:
MASTERCHEF PROFILE: http://www.masterchef.com.au/faiza-rehman.htm
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