CCS Advisory Board Member announces event on “A Modern Narrative for Muslim Women in the Middle East”

August 31, 2010  |  PRESS RELEASES

Center for Culture and Security

IWP's Center for Culture and Security Advisory Board Member Zainab Al-Suwaij has recently announced an event sponsored by her organization, the American Islamic Congress, in which AIC's new study entitled "A Modern Narrative for Muslim Women in the Middle East" will be launched.

Speakers include Rana Husseini, Jordanian journalist author of the book Murder in the Name of Honor, Safia al-Souhail, Iraqi Parliamentarian who helped lead the struggle to establish minimum quotas for women's participation in civic positions; and Fawziah al-Hani, Saudi activist and manager of the Gherass Center for social education that works to empower women on the periphery.

The study will be presented in two events:

Capitol Hill Luncheon Briefing
Wednesday, September 29, from 12-2pm, Rayburn B-338
Light lunch served.
RSVP with your name and affiliation to noura@aicongress.org.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Symposium
Thursday, September 30, from 10am-12pm
Refreshments served.
RSVP via the Wilson Center's listing for "A Modern Narrative for Muslim Women in the Middle East."
(Those unable to attend can tune into the Wilson Center's live webcast.)