Portrait of An Dang

An Dang

An Dang is a year 11 student from Melbourne, and the 2019 Victorian finalist for the Plain English Speaking Awards. Her acclaimed speech, 'The Hidden Language', called for greater inclusivity of the deaf community and was delivered in spoken word and Australian sign language (Auslan). An hopes this opportunity creates space for marginalised voices, and allows her to share her love of Auslan to connect with others.