Muslimish Boston Conference: Modern Islam Between Reform and Renunciation


Saturday, April 27, 2019 (All day)


182 Memorial Dr, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA
An extended dialogue among local and visiting panelists with diverse individual approaches to Islam. Panelists: Eman Akam: A Sudanese-origin HMS/MGH post-doc with a PhD in chemistry and a passion for science, education, outreach, and the advancement and equal representation of marginalized communities in STEM fields. She will be speaking about implicit bias and the status of women in Islam. Said Benjebli: A seasoned and influential Moroccan-born human rights activist blogger/vlogger with a degree in Islamic studies, working to synthesizing ideas from around the world into a new enlightened and liberated spiritual movement. He will be speaking about the dynamics of Islamic extremism. Ibrahim Abdallah: The co-founder and National City Organizer of Muslimish. He will be speaking about practical activism, and how Muslimish unites former Muslims and secular Muslims by focusing on common goals.