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April Membership Meeting

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April 2020 Monthly Meeting

About this Event

Learn about the key tenets of Islam and cultural highlights of Muslims. This session aims to cover some main considerations for employers striving to create a more inclusive and harmonious workplace for their Muslim team members.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a basic understanding of Islam and Muslim culture
  • Understand how discrimination against Muslim people manifests in our community
  • Learn about opportunities to create a more inclusive workplace for your Muslim team members

--> Note from the DRTCI team: Ramadan begins on April 22nd, so we find this to be an extremely timely topic. <--

Speaker Biography

Rima Shahid has served as the first Executive Director of Women4Change since 2017. Rima is mandated to lead the implementation of Women4Change's mission to equip and mobilize women to engage effectively in political and civic affairs in order to strengthen our democracy and to advocate for the leadership, health, safety, and dignity of all women in Indiana.

Before her service at Women4Change, Rima served as the Executive Director of the Muslim Alliance of Indiana from June 2015- September 2017. A native Hoosier, she spent more than a decade in the Middle East and worked as Trade Development Officer & Cultural Attaché at the Pakistan Embassy in Bahrain.

Coffee and light breakfast will be provided.

Please reach out to contactus@drtci.org with any questions and requests for accommodations.

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Price: $20 for non-members and $0 for members

Date: April 22, 2020

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