A Bug In Your Ear

The Lunch Hour Talk @ Expressionz Café

9142 St. & 118 Avenue
January 24th, 2002 / Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Women & Islam: in their own words with Howaida Hassan and Karen Hamdon

Join us for a lunch hour conversation on Women & Islam. Two distinguished Edmontonians and women of the faith share their understanding of the principal tenets of Islam and their respective cultural experiences within the faith.

About our guests: Howaida Hassan is originally from Toronto. Her parents immigrated to Canada from Egypt in 1970. She’s a Civil Engineer and currently works for the City of Edmonton in the area of Transportation. She’s an active member of the International Society for Peace and Human Rights, Canadians for Equality & Peace for Palestinians, and the Canadian Society for Peace in Chechnya. Mrs. Hassan also sits on the Executive of the Islamic Family and Social Services Association of Edmonton.

Karen Hamdon was born in Edmonton and graduated from U. of A. Her grandparents emigrated from Lebanon to Canada at the turn of the last century and settled in Fort Chipywan. Her grand mother was a founding member of the first mosque in Canada here in Edmonton. Mrs. Hamdon has been active in the Muslim community, mostly on women’s and social issues for over 25 years. She’s the past president of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women and committed to Inter-faith activities locally and internationally. This past November she attended an Interfaith Conference on Peace and Reconciliation in Hyderabad, India.

January 24th, 2002 / Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Expressionz Cafe, 9142 – 118 Avenue
Infoline: 474-6058 / Admission is free

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