Connecting Muslim Professionals - March 14, 2013

Posted on: Mar 14, 2013 By: editor In: General

The speakers are booked, the networking activities are set, and the guest list is looking awesome. With six years of investing in the success and future potential of the American Muslim community, the CAMP Summit is BACK and better than ever!

It has been described as the Muslim version of the TED Conference: a place to exchange ideas and build a network of people to reach out to for advice and support on the career front. Many of our members have found their professional families at the CAMP Summit, and continued those relationships at local area Chapter events.

Join us next week, on Saturday, March 23rd, for the Council for the Advancement of Muslim Professionals' Sixth Annual Leadership Summit, to see what it's all about. It's time we leverage our network, dream bigger, and achieve more -- not just for ourselves, but our community and its future generations. We have an amazing line-up of speakers and programming, great food, and the support of wonderful financial and community supporters -- REGISTER TODAY!

Chapter Updates: Ringing in the New Year, CAMP Style

CAMP chapters have begun the year with a bang: from brunches with key community partners to screenings and author talks, all leading up to our flagship event, CAMP's Annual Leadership Summit on March 23rd!

Kickoff Dinner with Obama Appointee

On February 21st, CAMP New York hosted a sold-out kickoff dinner with speaker Naveen Malik, recently selected for a Presidential Appointment by the Obama Administration in the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon. The dinner was held at Benares, one of the finest restaurants in NYC.

Brunch with UPF and Islamic Art Power Hour

On January 20th, CAMP New Jersey was proud to support the work of Unity Productions Foundation (UPF), which aims to create peace and understanding through media. UPF has produced documentary films and has worked with major networks to improve the image of Muslims on film and in television.  And on March 8th, NJ's Power Hour introduced Faraz Khan, who spoke on the topic "Why Contemporary Islamic Art?" and spoke about his experience as a professional artist.

Power Hour with CAMP Executive Director

CAMP-Philadelphia kicked off the new year with their first Power Hour on January 17th, where CAMP Executive Director Imran Eba spoke about CAMP's work and mission, both on a national scale and on the local level in Philly

Kickoff Dinner with Author and Power Hour

CAMP-Chicago held its 4th annual kickoff dinner on January 25th.  Nearly 150 Muslim professionals attended to hear author and playwright Wajahat Ali speak about "Becoming the Muslim Protagonist: Changing the Narrative By Telling Our Stories." CAMP-Chi also hosted their first Power Hour of the year with Amjad M. Quadri, on the topic of Islamic Finance. And on April 4th, CAMP-Chi partners with the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs to present Cafe Finjan, a Jewish-Muslim interfaith arts event

Kickoff Dinner and Ice Skating

On January 4th, CAMP-DC hosted its kickoff dinner at the Spice Xing in Rockville, MD, followed by outdoor ice skating, creating a great opportunity for Muslim professional networking.

We're excited about our 6th Annual Summit, and hope to see many of you there!  As ever, thank you for your continued support of CAMP.

Sincerely, Zainab Chaudary, Communications Director