Pluralism Project Co-Sponsors "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America"


Saturday, October 26, 2013 (All day)


5 Park Street, Boston, MA 02108
On Saturday, October 26th, nearly one hundred people gathered at the Paulist Center in downtown Boston for "Making Our Way: Muslim Women in North America." A keynote address was delivered by Dr. Ingrid Mattson, former president of the Islamic Society of North America, and a panel discussion followed, focusing on the experiences of Muslim women post-9/11. Panelists also included Umm Juwayriyah, author of the book The Size of Mustard Seed, and Lietenant Colonel, Army Reserves Shareda Hosein. An information fair featuring many of the event's co-sponsors preceded and followed the lecture and discussion. Additional co-sponsors included Paulist Associates, The Massachusetts Bible Society, Paulist Reconciliation Ministries, Peace Island Insitute and Badaliya Interfaith Group at St. Paul Parish in Cambridge, the Center for Inter-Religious Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE) of Andover Newtown Theological School and Hebrew College, Education as Transformation, The Wellesley College of Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Paulist Office of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Yusuf Mosque, and the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center.