After monitoring the situation with COVID-19, and, in order to ensure everyone's safety, the Global Islamic Studies Center is rescheduling all winter events until the fall of 2020.
A souk-style event featuring the talent of Muslim entrepreneurs from metro-Detroit. Stop by for panels on marketing strategy, creativity, and community, as well as a chance to chat with local entrepreneurs and purchase their work!
The festival will feature a variety of panels with entrepreneurs such as Misha Euceph, Dearborn Girl, Fares Ksebati, and more. A full list of entrepreneurs can be found below.
Come hear the panels, visit the souk, and meet the talent Metro-Detroit has to offer:
Amal Khalyleh, Henna By Amal.
Amanda Saab, Butter Bear Shop
Chris Blauvelt, LaunchGood Inc
Emmen Ahmed, Emmenjaan
Fares Ksebati, MySwimPro
Hala Besmar, halabesmar.com
Jannah Khalil, Jannah intifada
Lena Harbali, lenaharbali.com
Mahmoud Abuqalbain, Mawtini Dabkeh Troupe/Modern Lens Production/MAQ Construction
Mark Crain, Dream of Detroit
Mohamed Mattar, The Association of Muslim Professionals - Detroit
Noura Ballout, Habibi House
Omar Shiblaq & Ibrahim Awad, Redwood Medical Equipment
Petra Alsoofy, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding
Saeed Ebrahim, 19 Drips Coffee and Tea
Sarah Alcodray, Black Box Gallery / Freelance Artist
Shadia Amen, Shadia Amen Photography
Shafiul Alam, First8
Tazeen Ayub & Lu Fuki, Lu Fuki & Divine Providence
Yasmeen Kadouh & Rima Fadlallah, Dearborn Girl
Zarinah El-Amin, Enliven Your Soul / Book Power Publishing / Beautifully Wrapped
This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to ensure the space accommodates everyone: https://forms.gle/zYXDbGtHD7DiG5vW6
Community & Connections is brought to you by the Global Islamic Studies Center and co-sponsored by the Zell Lurie Institute, The Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Arab and Muslim American Studies, The Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, and The Center for South Asian Studies.