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Empowering Change: Muslim Women Leaders in Conversation

ITVS

Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

Washington, DC

Empowering Change: Muslim Women Leaders in Conversation

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Empowering Change: Muslim Women Leaders in

Conversation

Thursday, January 23, 2014

MODERATED BY

Farah Pandith, Special Representative to Muslim Communities, State Department

FEATURING

Alia Hogben, Executive Director, Canadian Council of Muslim women

Azadeh Moaveni, Author, Lipstick Jihad

Fahima Hashim, Director, Salmmah Women’s Resource Center

Please join us as ITVS, in partnership with the International Museum of Women (IMOW), presents a discussion of Muslim women's empowerment in the context of art and media. Muslim women featured in IMOW’s exhibition Muslima: Muslim Women's Art & Voices will offer their perspectives on identity, religious culture, and individuality.

Reception and hors d'oeuvres: 6:15 pm

     Forum Begins: 7:15 pm

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS

1250 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20005

For more information please contact  suhaila_aziz@itvs.org

 

A special thank you to Muslima: Muslim Women’s Art & Voices major sponsors: MetLife Foundation and Museums Connect, made possible by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the American Alliance of Museums.

Have questions about Empowering Change: Muslim Women Leaders in Conversation? Contact ITVS

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National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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Community Cinema, presented by ITVS, is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free screenings and curricula for films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. In 100 cities and online, community members come together to learn, discuss, and get involved in key social issues of our time. www.communitycinema.org

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