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“Sarah Sayeed, a Woman Who’s Making a Difference”

By Deborah Harkins, For Women’s Voices for Change, On May 26th 2015, Read Original
PRESS PACKAGE: 14th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony

PRESS PACKAGE: 14th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony

PRESS PACKAGE: 14th Annual Dr. Betty Shabazz Awards Ceremony
Women in Islam, Inc and the OIC Mission to the UN Co-host an All-day Event Aimed at Breaking Down Gender Barriers in the Mosque

Women in Islam, Inc and the OIC Mission to the UN Co-host an All-day Event Aimed at Breaking Down Gender Barriers in the Mosque

  [Photo Credit: Argenis Apolinario] by Muniba Hassan and Dr. Sarah Sayeed NEW YORK- On Friday, March 28, 2014, a gathering of men, women, and children convened at the Church Center for the United Nations to participate in an all-day event titled, “The Prophetic Legacy of Valuing and Welcoming Women in Mosques.” The focus of
The Human Rights and Social Justice Lecture Series: Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in New York City and Beyond

The Human Rights and Social Justice Lecture Series: Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in New York City and Beyond

Join Women in Islam, Inc. on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 for our Fall 2014 Human Rights Social Justice Lecture Series: “Hidden in Plain Sight: Human Trafficking in New York City and Beyond“ RSVP Here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-islam-human-rights-social-justice-lecture-tickets-12640266377 RSVP Here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-islam-human-rights-social-justice-lecture-tickets-12640266377  
This Ramadan: Valuing and Welcoming Women in Mosques

This Ramadan: Valuing and Welcoming Women in Mosques

This article is originally written for and featured on Huffington Post. by Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D., Director of Community Partnerships, Interfaith Center of New York (Image Credit: Argenis Apolinario) Ramadan is a month of gratitude, embracing community, of togetherness. Fasting promotes self-reflection and a reaffirmation of compassion and justice. It seems an opportune moment to look