2016 Greater Pittsburgh Muslim Women's Conference

12 Nov 2016


Please join us for our 2016 Pittsburgh Muslim Women's Conference scheduled to take place Saturday November 12th from 8am-4pm. The Program is based on the theme "finding our balance in life". We have speakers traveling in to present, along with local Sister's presenting on how to keep your faith alive in our ordinary lives. The Program is as follows
• 8:00 Registration/Breakfast Served
• 9:00am Introduction by Nadia Khawaja / Quran Recitation by Gheed Khattab
• 9:15am Beverly Mack "Islam is a Thinking Chicks Religion"
• 9:45am-10:00am Open Q&A
• 10:05am Ustadha Areeba Baig "Brining the Sacred to the Ordinary"
• 10:35-11:05am- Open Q&A
• 11:05-11:35 Local Women Presentations
o Sarah Jameela (Muslim Women's Association)
o Toni Ashfaq (Special Needs Support Group)
o Izdihar El-Hillel (Universal Academy of Pittsburgh)
• 11:35-1:00-Lunch/Prayer/Shopping
• 1:00-1:30- Local Women Presentations
o Alaa Mohamed (Advocacy in Islam)
o Sebnem Unlu (Turkish Cultural Center of Pittsburgh)
o Wiam Yunus (Ansar Pittsburgh)
• 1:30-2:30-Affinity Group Discussions
Topics for Affinity Groups: Mindfulness in Prayer (kushu) by Aliya Khan, Mindfulness in Body (Health and Fitness) by Zahra Qureshi, Marriage by Elaine Linn and Shouroq Bader, All the Single Women, Choices of Modesty by Elif Haflir, Education/Knowledge by Alymah Ramos
• 2:30-3:00 Affinity Group Reflections
• 3:00-3:30 Alaa Murabit "Feminisim within the Islamic Framework"
• 3:30-3:45 Q&A
• 3:45-4:00 Closing Remarks
Parking will be free in all areas that are Permit Parking (Not metered parking) all around the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh for the duration of the event. Childcare will also be available for the duration of the conference.
Speakers Biographies located below: In order based on Appearance in Program

For more information and to register go to www.icp-pgh.org

Event Date: 
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, MCCGP, MAP, PIttsburgh Women's Association
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, 4400 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh