CAMP Philadelphia: Meet the Author

Date: Apr 10, 2016 12:00:00 to 23:45
Location: Irvine Auditorium/Upenn (Green Room)
Ticket Cost: $25
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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.


DATE: Sunday, April 10th

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

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.

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