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Dr. Azizah al-Hibri Lectures Before King Mohammed VI of Morocco as Part of Al-Dourous Al- Hassaniyah

Date: 9/7/2016

This past Ramadan, KARAMAH Founder and board of director’s member, Dr. Azizah al-Hibri, was invited by King Mohammed VI of Morocco to deliver a religious dars/ lesson at the religious and scholarly forum of “Al-Dourous Al- Hassaniyah” held at the Royal Palace of Casablanca, Morocco. Dr. al-Hibri’s lecture was titled “Arrogance and Its Modern Manifestations.”

#BlackGirlMagic-Raheemah Abdulaleem Esq.

Date: 8/3/2016

President of KARAMAH, Raheemah Abdulaleem Esq. lectured at LLSP on August 3rd. “When you walk into a room and you see chairs, if there’s no seating arrangement take a seat at the table, and be open to starting a dialogue,” she began. Then, she explained “as Muslim women, sometimes people make assumptions about you. As […]

2016 Law & Leadership Summer Program Highlights

Date: 8/5/2016

KARAMAH has successfully held the Law and Leadership Summer Program (LLSP) for the past 14 years and 2016 was no exception. This year 18 women from near and far gathered in Washington, DC where they learned from acclaimed Islamic scholars, leadership mavens, and a leading expert on conflict resolution from an Islamic perspective.

Linda Sarsour-Community Organizing 101

Date: 8/4/2016

On August 4th, Linda Sarsour, an activist and community organizer, lectured about her work as a community organizer in New York City. She first differentiated between activism and community organizing. “An activist cares about an issues and shows up to protests, rallies, or meetings as an individual. Whereas, a community organizer is an individual who […]

Qasim Rashid Esq.-Message Mapping and Effective Communication

Date: 7/28/2016

Qasim Rashid’s lecture, “Message Mapping and Effective Communication,” taught LLSP 2016 the skills to communicate and engage with an audience, which are necessary in becoming a successful leader. Mr. Rashid started by asking the participants to come up with one line describing their ideal job, together with why and how they would do it. He […]