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CA Event: ‘Muslim Women in the Sciences and Engineering’

MUSLIM WOMEN IN THE SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING’ EVENT AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY

ISLAM AWARENESS MONTH 2007
“Muslim Women in the Sciences and Engineering”

Despite obstacles, many Muslim women domestically and globally have opted to challenge gender-based discrimination to enter male-dominated fields in the Sciences and Engineering.

Join us for a panel featuring three dynamic Muslim women who have excelled in their fields of civil engineering, science research and medicine.

Panelists:
* Dina El-Nakhal- Senior Transportation Engineer CalTrans
* Dr. Arej Sawani- Cardiology, Ellis Hospital & St. Clares Hospital, New York
* Ghofrane Benghanem- Biomedical Researcher Merck, 2006 Rensselaer Senior Named One of Top 10 College Women by Glamour Magazine

WHEN: Sunday, February 18th, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Oak West, Tressider, 2nd Floor

Cultural dance presentation will follow.
Free dinner will be served.

Sponsored by Islamic Society at Stanford University (ISSU), Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Muslim Students Awareness Network (MSAN) and Women’s Community Center (WCC). Cultural dance presentation co-sponsored by Pilipino Association at Stanford University (PASU).

For more information: atawasil@stanford.edu 916.271.0337

 

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