On September 10, 2010, the day of Eid ul Fitr, and the eve before the commemoration of 9/11, some key Muslim leaders and community members in New York City did something different: they participated in a public dialogue with Police Commissioner Kelly and Marc Sageman, an expert on terrorism and former consultant to the NYPD
Women In Islam, Inc. facilitated a three-hour workshop with 30 New York City public school teachers who were learning about ways to use the New York Public Library system to teach about religion in the classroom. The workshop took place at the renowned Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Participants were introduced to the beliefs and
Women In Islam, Inc. was sent a complimentary copy of The Bread of Angels: A Journey to Love and Faith, by Stephanie Saladana–a totally compelling and enjoyable read! After having just returned from Syria, I felt an immediate personal connection to her work, since I had been in the very places that Stephanie describes. In her personal memoir, Stephanie
Founder and Chair Emeritus, Aisha Al-Adawiya organized and moderated a panel at the Annual ISNA Convention, “Standing Strong: Women Creating Legacy Communities.” Creating Legacy Communities Panelists included (left to right in photo) Tayyibah Taylor, founder of Azizah Magazine, Rashida Tlaib, the first Muslim woman elected to Michigan’s State House of Representatives, Robina Niaz, founder of
God Dwells With Us, In Us, Around Us, As Us! This is Bishop Carlton Pearson’s book, and Sarah Sayeed, President of Women In Islam, Inc., joined a dialogue with him and other authors, including Malaika Adero, Obery Hendricks, and Marta Morena Vega at the Harlem Book Fair. C-Span carried the event live!
Awardees Farhana Khera, Muslim Advocates; Nurah Amatulllah, Muslim Women’s Institute, and Mallika Dutt, Breakthrough TV! In recognition of Dr. Betty Shabazz, educator, civil rights advocate, and Muslim woman leader, Women In Islam, Inc. hosted its 9th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Lecture and Awards Ceremony on June 27. The ceremony honors women who exemplify dedication and