Islamic Cultural Celebration 2014
Islamic Cultural Celebration Banquet Keynote Speaker: Salma Elkadi Abugideiri
Thursday, April 3| 6 p.m. | Faculty/Staff Dining Room, Seacobeck Hall Co-sponsored by the Islamic Student Association
Salma Elkadi Abugideiri is Co-Director of the Peaceful Families Project, an organization dedicated to educating Muslim community leaders and members about domestic violence. Salma provides educational workshops and develops resources related to domestic violence among Muslims. She is a contributing author to several books including Walking Together: Working with Women from Diverse Religious Traditions, and Change from Within: Diverse Perspectives on Domestic Violence in Muslim Communities. She has also co-authored a brief guide for helping professionals entitled What Islam Says About Domestic Violence. In addition, she is associate producer of the video Garments for One Another: Ending Domestic Violence in Muslim Families. She is also a member of the Interfaith Coalition against Domestic Violence, a national effort with a focus on guiding policy and legislation that supports domestic violence survivors.