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December 2013

December 16-18, 2013

Department of Homeland Security New York City Delegation

Location: US Embassy, Madrid, Spain
Speakers: Daisy Khan, Linda Sarsour, Ehsan Zaffar

December 12-14, 2013

Commander of the Faithful

Location: University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
Speakers: Daisy Khan, John Kiser, Ammir Khan Nasir

December 2, 2013

Jewish and Muslim Women's Twinnings

Location: Bnai Jeshuran Synagogue
Speaker: Rabbi Felicia Sol , Daisy Khan, Erica Wachs and Maleeha Chida

November 2013

November 17, 2013

Interfaith Comedy Feast

Location: St. Paul and St. Andrews Methodist Church
Sponsors: BJ, SPSA, Cordoba, MCN, ASMA

November 16, 2013- 5pm

Mom, Dad, I am a Muslim Film

Location: JCC Manhattan
Speakers: Rabbi Joy Levitt and Daisy Khan in Conversation

November 16, 2013- 3pm

Leaders without Borders

Location: LIM College - Where Business meets Fashion
Speaker: Daisy Khan

November 14, 2013

"Women and Islam: The Politics of Representation

Location: University of Michigan Ann Arbor - Program in International and Comparative Studies
Speaker: Daisy Khan

November 13, 2013

Islamic Traditions of Peace and Nonviolence: Responding to Contemporary Challenges- "Muslim Journeys Bookshelf"

Location: LIU POST - Long Island
Speaker: Daisy Khan

Oct. 17, 2013

Divesity Leadership Panel - Intergroup Relations, Community Organizing, and Cultural Humility

Location: Manhattan
Sponsor: Rabbi Bob Kaplan JCRC -Jewish Community Relations Committee
Speaker: Daisy Khan

Oct 7, 2013

Cambridge Conversation Prime Movers - Feminist Women's Movements

Location: Cambridge MA
Speakers: Gloria Steinem in conversation with Prime Movers; Daisy Khan

September 2013

September 24, 2013

First Convocation of First Ladies of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean: Building Bridges, Sharing Experiences, Bridging the Gaps

Location: United Nations
Hosted by: ENG. AJA EZE Ugoji Adnama Eze Esq
Speakers: The Honorable Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, H.E. Ami Maiga, H.E. Amina S. Ali, H.E. Mervat Tallawy, Haidara Aichato Cisse, Nancy Kamel, Daisy Khan

September 22, 2013

Shinnyo Lantern Floating for Peace

Location: Trump Rink, Central Park, NY
Hosted by: Finn Partners Digital
Participant: Daisy Khan

September 10, 2013

Reza Aslan In Conversation with Huffington Post's Rev. Paul Raushenbush

Location: NYU Kimmel Center: Center for Spiritual Life
Hosted by: Cordoba Initiative and NYU of Many Institute for Multi-faith Leadership
Introduction by: Daisy Khan

August 2013

August 28, 2013

Religion and Foreign Policy: Female Faces of Faith

Location: Washington, DC
Hosted by: George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center
Speakers: Daisy Khan, Suhag Shukla
Moderator: Ambassador Johnson Cook/Beth Neil

July 2013

July 23, 2013

Interfaith Dialogue, Religious Freedom, and Combatting Violent Extremism

Location: Washington, DC
Hosted by: Foreign Service Institute and the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
Speakers: Daisy Khan, David Hunsicker
Closing Remarks: Ira Forman - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

July 11, 2013

Srebrenica Genocide 18 Year Commemoration

Location: New York City
Hosted by: Bosnian Herzegovinian Islamic Center
Speaker: Daisy Khan

June 2013

June 25, 2013

Police Department's Annual Pre-Ramadan Conference

Location: One Police Plaza
Hosted by: Honorable Raymond W. Kelly and NYPD
Speakers: Muslim Advisory to the NYPD

May 2013

May 24, 2013

The Week of Tolerance and Reconciliation: International Conference on the End of Supervised Independence of Kosovo and the Future Vision for the Balkans

Location - Peja, Kosovo
Hosted by: Interfaith Kosovo
Speaker: Daisy Khan

May 20, 2013

Islam, Sharia, and Politics

Location: New York City
Hosted by: Council For Foreign Relations
Lunch Roundtable Conversation- With Sheikh Usama Hasan, United Kingdom
Present: Daisy Khan

May 16, 2013

Time to Lead: A Blueprint for Middle East Peace

Location: 92nd Street Y, New York City
Hosted by: One Voice
Presenters: Daisy Khan, Jason Alexander, Daniel Lubetzky, Ambassador Dennis Ross

May 9, 2013

Interfaith Dialogue Dinner: Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions

Location: New York City
Hosted by: Ambassador Kairat Umarov of Kazakhstan
Speakers: Ambassador Atitimova, Ambassador Umarov, Deputy Speaker Alexander Sudyin, Rabbi Marc Schneier, Rev. Robert Chase, Dr. William Vendley
Moderator: Daisy Khan

May 7, 2013

The Beauty Behind Islamic Culture: Fashion Show

Location: 5 East 68th Street, New York
Hosted by: The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in New York in collaboration with The Indonesian Islamic Cultural Foundation
Present: Daisy Khan

April 2013

April 23-25, 2013

10th Doha Interfaith Conference: (Best Practices in Interfaith Dialogue)

Location: Doha, Qatar
Hosted by: Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue
Speaker: Daisy Khan

April 11, 2013

The Modern Muslim Woman: Balancing Western Freedoms and Islamic Culture

Location: Albany, NY
Hosted by: The College of Saint Rose, Hubbard Interfaith Sanctuary
Speaker: Daisy Khan

April 10, 2013

"Voices that Challange" Award

Location: Albany, NY
Hosted by: Interfaith Alliance of New York State
Awardee: Daisy Khan

March 2013

March 30, 2013

Building Bridges - Creating Harmonious Communities

Location: Wing on Life Condominium, Singapore
Hosted by: Singapore Pakistan Association, Arab Ladies Network and WOW
Speaker: Daisy Khan

March 20, 2013

A Women's History Month Celebration: How One's Faith Inspires Their Activism. Women are the Salt and Light in the World

Location: 475 Riverside Drive, New York
Hosted by: Interchurch Center
Speaker: Lisa Anderson, Dr. Cynthia Diaz, Daisy Khan, Dr. Lenora, Commissioner Fatima Shama
Moderator: Paula Mayo

March 19, 2013

Many Faces of Islam: What Determines the Rights of Women?

Location: Shelter Rock
Hosted by: Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock
Speaker: Daisy Khan

February 2013

February 20, 2013

Engaging Men in Women's Rights and Empowerment-Part II: Expert Panel and Discussion with the Lessons Learned Working Group

Location: Washington DC
Hosted by: United States Institute of Peace
Speakers: Kathleen Kuehnast, Joseph Vess, Suzan Aref, Mariam Atash Nawabi, Daisy Khan, Hamid Khan
Moderator: Ambassador Steven E. Steiner

February 20-22, 2013

The Arab Awakening and Gender: Challenges and Opportunities for Women

Location: Houston Texas
Hosted by: James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University
Sponsor: Kelly Day Endowment on the Status of Women and Human Rights in the Middle East
Speakers: Nabila Ramdan, Nabila Hamza, Hatoon Al Fassi, Lina Ben Mehnni, Judge Kholoud al-Faqueeh, Naveen El Tahri, Malika Benradi
Moderator: Daisy Khan

February 6, 2013

Film Screening of "The Other Son"

Location: Brotherhood Synagogue, New York
Speaker: Daisy Khan
Moderator: Debra Aaron

February 2, 2013 Location: Manhattan, New York
Hosted by: One Spirit - Interfaith Seminary
Speaker: Daisy Khan

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