Panel Discussion: Understanding Islam - Voices from Pittsburgh

10 Feb 2016


World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh - Panel Discussion

Understanding Islam: Voices from Pittsburgh

Safdar Khwaja, Chapter President, Council on American-Islamic Relations

Wasi Mohamed, Executive Director, Islamic Center of Pittsburgh

Moderated by Paul Guggenheimer, Host of Essential Pittsburgh, 90.5 WESA

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Doors will open at 6:00 p.m.

Community Broadcast Center, 67 Bedford Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Join the World Affairs Council and 90.5 WESA for a panel discussion on the beliefs and practices of Islam, which is practiced by 1.6 billion people around the world and is often misunderstood by many non-Muslims. Hear from local Muslim community leaders as they share their unique perspectives and experiences about what it means to be Muslim, as well as challenges facing Muslims in America.

This community event is free and open to the public. Join us for this dialogue as we strive to increase understanding and address misconceptions around Islam.

There is no charge for this event, but advance registration is required. Register at or call 412-281-7970.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and WESA
Target Audience: 
General Public