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Virtual – Women & Religion: Five Different Views
Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Throughout history, religions (and how people interpret them) have sometimes promoted and sometimes limited the rights and power of women. Hear from five panelists from varying backgrounds to learn more about the ways religious beliefs and tenets impact historical and modern-day experiences of women. They will also touch on how religion can support women as they seek equality and freedom in this complicated world. The panelists who will be sharing their knowledge and perspectives are:
- Ameena Jandali (Muslim)
- Sheila Mohan (Hindu)
- Tenzin Chogkyi (Buddhist)
- Katy Dickinson (Christian)
- Rabbi Amy Eilberg (Jewish)
This program is brought to you in partnership with the Islamic Networks Group – a peace-building organization that counters all forms of bigotry through face-to-face education and engagement.
The program is going to be moderated by Maha Elgenaidi. She is the founder of ING & the Chief Innovation Officer. She received an M.A. in religious studies from Stanford University and B.A. in political science and economics from the American University in Cairo. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including the “Civil Rights Leadership Award” from the California Association of Human Relations Organizations and the “Citizen of the Year Award” from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors.
This virtual program will be closed captioned. For accommodation requests, please contact us via email or at 301-774-0022.