Being Muslim in America

What has the Muslim American experience been? Is there just one?
This presentation features Hanadi’s personal story as a former branding professional that has seen her faith being hijacked by terrorists in the media and her efforts to “rebrand Islam”. The topic also describes the intersection between Muslims and the larger community. This presentation is aimed for a general and better understanding of the Islamic faith and the people that adhere to it, Muslims.

Quran: Muslims'

book of guidance

As the main source of revelation for Muslims, this presentation capitalizes on the importance of the Quran, its significance, structure, content, context and other elements that play a role in scholarly interpretations.  How do scholars draw conclusions from the text and what is deemed as acceptable in the eyes of Muslims?
The presentation addresses some of the propagated verses from the Quran and elaborates on their content and context for a more scholarly understanding.

From Khadija to Ilhan Omar. Who are Muslim women? And why do they cover when they live in America, a free country?
Whoever asks this type of question has probably never asked a Muslim woman what does her head-covering mean to her? I find that a little oppressive but beyond judgments this presentation unveils everything about Muslim women: how they view the religion of Islam and where they stand on the issue of gender equality. The presentation also highlights some of the main Muslim figures throughout history including Mary, the mother Jesus peace be upon him, Khadija, Fatima and more.

This presentation is intended to eliminate ambiguities pertaining Sharia Law. When Muslims speak of Sharia Law do they refer to what the general public know as severe punishments?

What’s the Muslim perception of countries that still adopt 7th century Arabia’s interpretation of Islamic law?
This presentation will take a closer look at how Muslim scholars understand Islamic legislation and what mechanisms are in place in guiding contemporary issues that Muslims face?

This presentation is designed with HR professionals in mind. It is meant to introduce Muslims and the basic tenants of their faith. Companies who have hosted this presentation expressed a better understanding of their Muslim employees and their participation (or lack thereof) in social events. The topic also clarifies some of the main ambiguities pertaining the religion of Islam and handles some common misconceptions.

My teacher. My preacher

Who is prophet Mohammad? And what is the big deal about him?
Muslims consider Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, a prophet sent to mankind. What is his story and most importantly what is his message. He is probably the most documented person that ever lived. What are his teachings and why are they so important to Muslims.
A close examination of prophet Mohammad’s character and the legacy he left behind.

Mohammad

Big deal

Who is prophet Mohammad? And what is the big deal about him?
Muslims consider Muhammad, peace and blessings be upon him, a prophet sent to mankind. What is his story and most importantly what is his message. He is probably the most documented person that ever lived. What are his teachings and why are they so important to Muslims.
A close examination of prophet Mohammad’s character and the legacy he left behind.