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Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America”

On Saturday, October 26th, nearly one hundred people gathered at the Paulist Center in downtown Boston for a keynote address by Dr. Ingrid Mattson, former president of the Islamic Society of North America, and a panel discussion on the experiences of Muslim women post-9/11. Panelists also included Umm Juwayriyah, author of the book The Size of Mustard Seed, and Lietenant Colonel, Army Reserves Shareda Hosein.

Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy” Panel at Harvard Divinity School

On October 2, 2011 the Pluralism Project co-sponsored “Muslim Women’s Religious Literacy: The Legacy of Nana Asma’u in the Twenty-First Century and Beyond,” a panel discussion at Harvard Divinity School in honor of his Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto’s visit to campus. The Sultan is the religious leader of one of the largest Muslim communities in Africa.

Pluralism Project Moderates Panel at “Women2Women International Conference”

On August 4, 2010, Pluralism Project Assistant Director Kathryn Lohre moderated a panel of local women leaders in a discussion on women’s roles and leadership in faith-based and interfaith organizing at the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center. The event was part of Empower Peace’s Women2Women International Conference.

Living Islam Out Loud: A Conversation with Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur and Sarah Eltantawi

On May 2, 2006, Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur and Sarah Eltantawi joined the Pluralism Project for a luncheon discussion. Abdul-Ghafur is the editor of “LIVING ISLAM OUT LOUD: American Muslim Women Speak,” a book which features 15 American Muslim women dealing with the complexities of forging their own identities while playing powerful roles in public life.