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Executive Director Zainab Al Suwaij of the American Islamic Congress

The global women’s right movement is not only a woman’s movement, but a human one whose impact can be felt in all aspects of life, from the political to the religious. Zainab Al-Suwaij is the 35 year-old Co-Founder and Executive Director of the American Islamic Congress (AIC) whose mission is to build “interfaith and interethnic understanding.” By promoting human rights, and social justice, and fighting terrorism, extremism and hate speech, the AIC is at the forefront of a movement that reaches out to all peoples in the hopes of establishing a real dialogue which will educate people about Islam and the diversity within it. The AIC’s influence is far reaching, testifying in front of the US Senate, and ensuring that women will be able to participate in the Iraqi Parliament are just a few of the ways Zainab and the AIC have proven that their mission statement is more than the words it contains, it is global action…

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A Young Professional Cheat Sheet

A Young Professional Cheat Sheet
As a young professional, you’re stressed out about a multitude of things: finding a job you’re happy with, getting ahead, staying ahead and trying to enjoy it all at the same time. In an attempt to make your life a wee bit easier, we’ve created a hot list of useful resources that caters to the important facets of your professional life.

World Musician and Producer Itai Shapira
Following your dreams may not guarantee fame and fortune, but giving up on them guarantees failure. Itai David Shapira, a 24 year-old musician, has been following his passion for music around the world and successes and triumphs have come with every step along the way. Graduating from UCLA with a B.A. in Ethnomusicology, Itai has used his knowledge of Afro-Cuban, Afro-Brazilian, Middle Eastern, African and Indian music to learn more about the art he loves and express them in the music…

Confessions of a Slacker

Confessions of a Slacker
You know you shouldn’t do it. But sometimes it’s a pain to go to work 5 days out of the week; and sometimes you need to be a little, let’s say, creative to get your boss to give you the day off. What was your best excuse to get out of work? We want to know. And don’t worry, we won’t tell on you. We’ll just use it on our next lazy day and be very appreciative of the tip. Submit your professional confessional here.

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November 15

Achieving Inner Peace in the Modern World
when 7:30 pm (EST); 2 hours
where The Town Hall in New York, NY
price $45.00, $25.00
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His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: Spiritual Master and Humanitarian
300 Million people across 150 countries have been moved by his Love, Wisdom and Commitment to Society

November 20

SAMMY! The incredible journey of Mahatma Gandhi
when 7:58 pm (EST); 2 hours
where Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road , Palo Alto 94306 in Palo Alto, CA
price $100/$75/$50/$20
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Winner of 2006 Excellence in Theatre Awards for the Best Play, Best Actor, Best Original Script & Best Costume Design

December 7

Iraqi artist Waleed Rasheed Qaisi Exhibits in New York
when 6:00 pm (EST); 3 weeks
where Agora Gallery in New York, NY
price free
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The abstract creations of Iraqi artist Waleed Rasheed Qaisi encompass universal themes such as the struggle with the past, the persistence of memory, and the experience of destruction.

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