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THIRD-YEAR ANNIVERSARY! January 26th Jumma'a w/Laila Alawa @ The Women's Mo...

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Salaam everyone,

Please join us for our very special Third-Year Anniversary Jumma'a on Friday, January 26th @ 1pm at our new location in Koreatown with khateebah Laila Alawa! Please RSVP early for yourself and for free babysitting today at the "Register" button above.

*NEW PARKING INSTRUCTIONS*: There is a small lot on the corner of 8th Street and Westmoreland (no double-parking allowed). There is also an underground lot for our use (entrance on 8th Street between the Unitarian Universalist Church and the YMCA building at 2914 8th Street). Ask our security guard to buzz you into the underground lot and walk back up the ramp to 8th Street. (No double parking allowed.) Additionally, 1 and 2 hour free street parking and metered parking are also available -- please be sure to read all the signs.

We look forward to seeing you on Friday, January 26th inshAllah! May Allah bless our upcoming year with goodness, light, love, and sisterhood. Ameen!

With Love and Gratitude,

The Women's Mosque of America Team


Khateebah Bio:

Laila Alawa started her career at the White House and Congress and is the CEO and Founder of The Tempest, the leading tech and media company changing the global narrative of diverse millennial women. She was named to the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. In 2017, she gave a TED Talk on her work with The Tempest. Since founding The Tempest, Laila has been quoted in nationwide outlets like The New York Times, The Guardian, and CNN Money as a disruptive force in media. She's also the host of The Expose, a weekly podcast tackling tough topics with snark and wit. In 2016, she got her own Snopes page and was a Nominated Changemaker for the United State of Women White House Summit.

Prior to founding The Tempest, Laila was a research specialist at Princeton University, studying socio-cognitive processing under the framework of community identity and belonging. During her time in college, she spent time dissecting stereotype threat for women in the sciences, consumer behaviorism, minority stereotyping and judgment. She is currently working on her first book.

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