Chicago & Global Family Event: Addressing Domestic Violence and Abuse in Muslim Communities


We are pleased to invite Tahera Ahmad, Associate University Chaplain at Northwestern University for an open-to-public roundtable discussion on “Addressing Domestic Violence and Abuse in Muslim Communities.”

Members: Complimentary
Non-Members: $10

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If you have difficulties registering for this event, please CONTACT Rana Yurtsever, Program Director for Niagara’s Center for Public and Global Affairs, via email at [email protected] or phone 312-240-0707 Ext. 107.

Wednesday, March 11
11:30am- 1:00pm
Lunch will be served

205 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 4240
Chicago, IL, US, 60601

Chaplain Tahera Ahmad is a dynamic Muslim “scholar-practioner” who was raised in Morton Grove Ill. and graduated from Niles West High School where she played Varsity basketball. Ahmad studied classical Arabic and traditional Islamic Sciences at Al-Diwan and Al-Azhar in Cairo, Egypt and in Department of Islamic Studies and Christian Muslim Relations and Islamic Chaplaincy at Hartford Theological Seminary in Connecticut. During Women’s History Month 2014, Chaplain Ahmad was honored at the White House as a leading Muslim female in the United States and recognized among top ten good Muslim stories of 2013.

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