CAMP CHICAGO March Power Hour

Date: Mar 24, 2010 18:00:00 to 20:00
Location: Pompei Pizza (little Italy) 1531 West Taylor Street Chicago, IL 60607-4015
Ticket Cost: Free
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Please join CAMP CHICAGO for a new series of events called our Power Hour. Our Power Hours are designed to be casual, informal networking events with speakers that are engaged in activities that are an interest to  Muslim professionals.

Our first speakers are a couple Anisa Noormohamed & Suhail Butt who will be speaking on their new ventures NISI CHICAGO and Actual Size Global.

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Anisa Noormohamed:

Graduated from the University of Chicago with an M.A. in Middle East Studies

In 2007, Anisa spent a year in Cairo as a Boren Fellow conducting thesis research on The Reconciliation of Islamic Law with Modernity.

After returning to the States, Anisa embarked on NISI as a creative expression of her thesis.

NISI is a fashion concept that allows women to transition between public and private spaces, and allows for modesty in adherence with Islamic dress code. www.nisichicago.com

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Suhail Butt:

Graduated from the Central University of England with an M.A. in Architecture

He came to the US to work for architectural firm Skidmore Owens and Merrill.

Suhail started his own practice, Suhail Design Studio, designed such Chicago names as The MTV Real World set, Sonotheque, Tizi Melloul, Sugar, De La Costa, Mod, etc.www.suhaildesign.com

In 2008, Suhail and Anisa collaborated their efforts into starting a NFP, Actual Size Global, which allows the couple to contribute creativity towards providing secular education programs for children in the developing world. More information about Actual Size Global can be found here: http://www.actualsizeglobal.org/

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EVENT INFORMATION:

Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Location: Pompei Pizza (little Italy) 1531 West Taylor Street Chicago, IL 60607-4015
Time: 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Cost: Purchase food on your own

For any questions please email us at Chicago@camp-online.org

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