10th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Lecture & Award Ceremony
Honoring Women Who Dedicate Their Lives to Helping Others
Dr. Betty Shabazz Honorees:
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, 11th District, New York City
Tayyibah Taylor, Azizah Magazine
Faiza Ali, Community Activist
Kayhan Irani, Artist & Activist, Artivista
Aliya Latif, Research Associate, Islamic Center of NYU.
Special Performances: Sumayya Ali, The Raskol Khan.
Date: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 3:00PM-6:00PM, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd.
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Inclusive Mosques in the 21st Century
Panelists: Akel Kahera, Meryam Eskandari, Aisha Al-Adawiya, Moderated by Sarah Sayeed
Venue: ISNA Convention: Loving God, Loving Neighbor, Living in Harmony
- Muslim Women: Presentation at Adelphi University, Long-Island
- Under-Represented: Muslim Women and Media- with Laila Al-Arian, Al Jazeera English; Read more
- Veiled Voices: Screening and Discussion
- Sr. Aisha Al-Adawiya spoke at the the Fist ISNA Diversity in Islam Forum, held in Detroit in January, 2011 and the Annual RIS Conference in Canada in December.
- Sarah Sayeed, President, delivered a presentation at the International Symposium on Civilization and Values, The Istanbul Approach, held in Istanbul Turkey, in December, 2010.
- Board member Muniba Hassan and Sarah Sayeed, President, recently presented the religious, historical, and contemporary dimensions of Muslim women's experiences to the Larchmont Interfaith Council.
- In partnership with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Women In Islam, Inc. facilitated a workshop on Islam and Muslim women for NYC Public School teachers.