CAMP Philadelphia: Meet the Author
We look forward to seeing everyone at our spring networking event on Sun 4/10 featuring an AMAZING panel of authors who are sure to INSPIRE. Hear their stories, network, make new friends, and enjoy intellectual dialogue. *Seating is limited and advanced ticket purchase is required.
TIME: 1:00-4:00 pm
LOCATION: Irvine Auditorium @ UPenn
Green Room (on ground floor)
3401 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
PARKING: Chestnut 34 Garage - corner of 34th & Chestnut
(between Ludlo & Chestnut) offers a flat rate of $13 (10:00-4:00 pm)
& is only 2 blocks away
ATTIRE: Business Casual
CUISINE: Appetizers & Snacks
We welcome this year's panel of authors:
|Sameena K. Mughal|
Sameena K. Mughal is an author, blogger, and educator living in West
Chester PA, who is passionate about literature. Her debut
novel Shaherazade's Daughters, was an homage to the classic One
Thousand and One Arabian Nights.
Her most recent book, Siddiqui Brothers in Cairo was published in March 2016. Inspired by classic Arabian night tales, her latest book is a collection of short historical fantasy and is a followup to Shaherazade's Daughters set during the Golden Age of Islam. Sameena studied at Temple University.
|Omar S. Khawaja|
Omar S. Khawaja, is an award winning author of Ilyas and Duck - a
children's storybook that combines relatable characters, illustrations,
with heartfelt stories to create a tasteful experience for Muslim children.
He is the founder of "Little Big Kids" - a children's media company that
offers a cultural lifestyle brand for kids centered on Arabic and Islamic
themes. Omar is also the Director at KPMG - a consulting business
service. He studied International Affairs at Columbia.
Rukhsana Hasib is a novelist and Huffington Post blogger. She is
passionate about speaking out against abuse and indignities to
women around the world, religious extremism, and gun violence. She
is the author of Shadows in the Sun, Shackles of Time,
and Redemption of Red.
Rukhsana earned her MBA from Rutgers in New Jersey, and worked as a commercial lending officer for Citibank in New York before launching a successful business career. She has been featured in the Business Section of the Philadelphia Inquirer (1990). She has served as Commissioner of Asian American Affairs by Philadelphia's first African American Mayor Wilson Grode.