Mar 27 2007
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KARAMAH Organization's Annual Program Supported Through Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's Donation, was a Success
In a thank you letter from Ms. Irfana Anwer, Esq, Executive Director of the Karama Organizaion to Prince Alwaleed, Ms. Anwar wrote that the funds allowed the organization to develop one of its effective Law and Leadership programs to date, allowing women from all over the world to benefit from the unique experience. The program was the most diverse in nature, rich in substance and content, and alive with ideas and debate. This generous donation by the Prince helped the organization to be able to raise the expectations of the Muslim and mainstream American community and was a continuation of Prince Alwaleed's efforts to bridge the gap between East and West for better tolerance and understanding and the empowerment of women.
The program was attended by women academics and women from diverse backgrounds and countries like Belgium, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Iran and Pakistan. Prominent speakers like Hon. Ann McLaughlin Korologos, a former U.S. Secretary of Labor and Islamic scholars such as Dr. Azizah Y. al-Hibri and Dr. Syed Hossain Nasr also participated in the program tackling issues on Human Rights in Islam, law and women.
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