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Countering Extremism through Youth and Women's Leadership in Islam
Date Thursday September 24
Time 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location Details
CIIS Main Campus
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-575-6175
http://www.ciis.edu/publicprograms
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorClara Lindstrom
Emailpublicprograms [at] ciis.edu
Phone415-575-6175
Daisy Khan is Executive Director of the American Society for Muslim Advancement (ASMA), a New York-based non-profit dedicated to strengthening an expression of Islam based on cultural and religious harmony and building bridges between Muslims and the general public. At ASMA, she has led numerous interfaith events like the theater production Same Difference and the Cordoba Bread Fest banquet. She has launched two groundbreaking flagship programs: the Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow (MLT) and Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality and Equity (WISE), global movements to empower Muslim youth and women. She is a weekly columnist for the Washington Post's "On Faith" and is frequently quoted in print publications such as Time Magazine, Newsweek, Chicago Tribune, and the New York Times.
Added to the calendar on Saturday Sep 19th, 2009 9:34 AM
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Extremism is not a bad thing, it's a matter of extreme WHAT!extremistThursday Sep 24th, 2009 4:58 PM
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