Community at the Crossroads: the responsibility of the Muslim professional in securing our future
Thursday 21st August 2014, 6-9pm
Logan Hall, Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way London
Entry by booking only. Tickets £10
The UK Muslim community is today facing the greatest number of challenges in recent times, from socio-economic, to political and spiritual. This unique event will offer an open discussion in the spirit of betterment, to understand our roles and social responsibilities, particularly in the context of Muslim professionals and business people. What role can and should they play in taking ownership of our future and being the protagonists who secure the future prosperity for our community.
Join our esteemed panel of scholars, activists and professionals for an engaging and thought provoking discussion in Question Time format, hosted by the National Zakat Foundation. Feel free to submit your questions for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Imam Zaid Shakir – Zaytuna Institute
Zaid Shakir lives in Hayward, California where he serve as a scholar-in-residence and lecturer at Zaytuna Institute in 2003. He co-founded the Lighthouse Mosque, Oakland, CA. in 2007. He co-founded Zaytuna College in 2009, where he now teaches Islamic law and history.
Shaykh Shams Ad-Duha – Ebrahim College
Shaykh Shams Ad-Duha is the founding Director and Principal of Ebrahim College. Having memorised the Qur’an at a young age, he continued his studies across the Islamic sciences. His works on Arabic Language and Grammar and Islamic creed and theology are taught at Ebrahim College and will soon be published.
Harun Rashid Khan – Muslim Council of Britain
Shazia Saleem – Founder of ieat foods
Umer Suleman – Islamic Finance Council UK
Sponsored by Islamic Bank of Britain
Inter Firm Islamic Societies
Muslim Council of Britain
Islamic Finance Council UK
Muslim Doctors Association
The Leaf Network