FREE ISLAMinar: "Beyond the Kitchen: Muslim Women Leaving a Legacy in the Community" by Hafsa D. Thompson (May 12, 2013)

 

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Understanding Islam Academy (UIA), in cooperation with DawaNet, Invites You to Join:

A FREE ISLAMinar on "Beyond the Kitchen: Muslim Women Leaving a Legacy in the Community"

Presented by Hafsa Dean Thompson (Alimah, Lecturer & Co-Founder of Al Sakeenah New Muslimah, British Columbia)

Date: Sunday, May 12, 2013

Time:

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Central Standard Time  (US & Canada) 
10:00 am - 11:30 am Mountain Standard Time (US & Canada)
9:00 am - 10:30 am Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada)
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Greenwich Time (GMT / UTC)

Location: ONLINE

Fee: FREE!! (Donations are Welcomed)

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Why Attend this ISLAMinar?

If we compared the achievements of the Muslim women during the Prophet, peace be upon him's, time to the stereotypical assumption of the image of Muslim women today, we would see an astounding contrast.

Where the women during the golden era were ingrained with a passion for knowledge, leadership, and were not shy in speaking out about their rights and opinions, today’s society holds the misconception that Islam encourages Muslim women to be meek, oppressed, and spiritless. 

It is of paramount importance that Muslim women know and understand:

  • What are the rights and responsibilities for a woman in Islam?
  • Where is the balance in domestic duties versus our obligation to obtain knowledge?
  • What is the importance of leaving a legacy in our communities?
  • Should Muslim women disregard their goals and dreams to focus on family life?

Join Sr. Hafsa Dean Thompson for a LIVE webinar for a discussion about the empowerment of Muslim Women and practical tips in striving to follow the examples of the esteemed and noble women around the Prophet, peace be upon him.

About the Instructor:

Hafsa Dean Thompson is a Canadian Alimah and Daia who reverted to Islaam at the age of 17. She obtained her BA Honours in Shariah from the American Open University and has since become one of the leading knowledgeable female speakers in North America. She has spoken at many Universities across Canada.
 
She founded the Al Sakeenah New Muslimah Program in B.C. where she teaches new Muslimahs and those returning to the Deen. She also currently teaches three weekly courses of Aqeedah, Fiqh and Tazkiyah to Muslim women all over BC and completed her Soul Food halaqah series in Toronto at Abu Huraira center and ISNA national center as well as in Ottawa, Ontario. She gives lectures with AlKauthar Being Me branch.  
 

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