A day of inspiring speakers, panellists and workshops for Muslim and Jewish women.

The day will include:

  • Keynote Speaker: Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, and Chaplain to the Queen
  • Plenary session on anti-Muslim hatred and anti-Semitism with Iman Abou Atta of Tell Mama and Amanda Bomsztyk of the CST, chaired by Julie Siddiqi
  • Panel discussion featuring Rabbi Debbie Young-Somers and Roohi Hasan, ITN producer, and chaired by Laura Marks

Ten different workshops all co-presented by a Muslim and Jewish women, including:

  • Journalist Remona Aly and Dina Brawer, of JOFA UK, speaking about The Modesty Revolution: politics and fashion in the 21st century
  • A session on Working with Faith Institutions with Leonie Lewis, Director of JVN and Ifath Nawaz, co-chair of Faiths Forum for London
  • Suma Din, author of ‘Muslim Mothers and their Children’s Schooling‘ and Rachel Fink, headmistress of the Hasmonean Girls School, speaking about education
  • A scriptural reasoning workshop led by Nadiya Takolia, of the Cambridge Inter-Faith programme and Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz
  • A session on Community Organising led by Jemma Levene of Hope Not Hate and Esmat Jeraj of Citizens UK
  • ‘Peering beyond the Horizon’: a workshop about having culturally sensitive conversations, led by Sarah Anticoni and Dr Zaza Al-Sheikh and more.

The day will also feature a creative project led by Debbie Danon and Yasmeen Akhtar, of 3FF, a performance by Alyth Youth Singers, gentle yoga with Zahrah Awaleh, and an address by Nisa-Nashim founders and co-chairs, Laura Marks and Julie Siddiqi.

It is going to be a wonderful day, a chance to learn, make new friends and to find out more about the important work we are doing, vital now, more than ever.

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More information about Nisa-Nashim and our work.

To request promotional Eventbrite code please email Andrea Montalvo at [email protected].

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