Inspirational Muslim Women Launch Event

  • Friday 6th March
  • 3:30 - 6:00 pm
  • Heritage Gallery

The opening event will introduce the exhibition and some of the inspirational Muslim women nominated by students and staff of the university.

There will be an informal discussion about the contributions of and challenges faced by Muslim women, and the conversation will continue with refreshments. 

The women featured in the exhibition are: Sharifa Yukubu; Rania Hafez, Poppy Jaman; Nudzejma Softic; Momina Ullah; Fatima al-Fihri; Gülden Sönmez; Khadlijah bint Khuwaylid; Tasnim Ali; Suhaiyma Manzoor-Khan; Halima Aden

Organising committee: Nazmin Akhtar, Parbina Begum, Claire Eustance, Vanessa Taylor, Charlotte Sowerby, Sara Pennell, Michael Talbot. With thanks to Gavin Rand and Zoe Pettit for funding the exhibition, and to David Waterworth for his support.


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Related Events & Exhibitions

  • Inspirational Muslim Women

    • 6th - 17th March
    • Heritage Gallery

    For International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 the History Research Group, supported by the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, will be holding an exhibition promoting the visibility of Muslim women working and studying at the University of Greenwich.