A Reception with Dalia Ziada, Egyptian Blogger and Human Rights Activist - August 18, 2009
The American Islamic Congress (AIC) has kindly extended an invitation for Boston International members to attend a post-dinner reception honoring Egyptian blogger and human rights activist Dalia Ziada. Ziada, a young activist for civil rights reform and director of AIC’s Cairo office, speaks out against discrimination impacting Muslim women. She has been profiled by a number of media outlets, including Time Magazine and the BBC.
In June, Ziada attended President Obama’s speech in Cairo and met privately afterwards with White House Senior Advisor Valeria Jarrett. At the recpetion on Tuesday, Ziada will speak about the path that led her to becoming a women’s rights advocate and about the reaction to Obama’s Cairo address.
Tuesday, August 18 – 7:00pm
270A Newbury St.
There is no charge for this event.
Space is very limited. If your plans change, please let us know so we can open your spot for someone else.
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We would like to thank the New England office of the American Islamic Congress for inviting Boston International to join its members at the reception. For more information about the AIC, visit www.aicongress.org. You can also visit Dalia Ziada’s blog at daliaziada.blogspot.com.