MUSLIM WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP TRAINING
FREE TRAINING FOR 16-24 YEAR OLDS
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 3RD FEB 2021
ONLY 15 PLACES AVAILABLE!
THE TRAINING WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAYS: FIRST SESSION 10AM-2PM
If young people, particularly female youth can be engaged and nurtured they have the potential to create positive change and add strength to our community, one which is currently hidden from public spaces.
This is a bespoke leadership training programme bringing together the teachings from Islam and the principles of Community Organising.
We are looking for a diverse group of 15 Young Muslim Women who live, study or work in Tower Hamlets, aged between 16 and 24 years. The training will take place over 7 half days with a concluding celebration event.
The participants will be selected via an online application process. During the course of the training the young people will have the opportunity to work with a fellow Christian group of young people to build relationships, understanding and plan a social action together.
THE TRAINING WILL:
- Develop Muslim female youth leaders in Tower Hamlets,
- Increase interpersonal and community organising skills,
- Increase interfaith understanding between Muslim and Christian youth
- Enable the youth leaders to deliver joint actions on community issues with a fellow Christian youth group.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions the sessions will take place using ZOOM and if the restrictions change, then the organisers will consider having the remaining sessions face to face at the Maryam Centre.
The Training will be delivered by Dr Mahera Ruby, Afsana Salik and Dr Raihana Nasreen
Mahera is a community organiser. She is currently a Trustee at Markfield Institute of Higher Education and East London Mosque. Mahera is involved in many interfaith projects and activities. She is an executive member of Tower Hamlets Citizens.
Afsana is a Community Organiser at Citizens UK and is a Steering Committee Member for Global Action Plan.