MWC Summer Hike, 18th August 2018
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and join us as we hike through breathtaking countryside. This is a great opportunity to get fit and connect with some inspiring women.
About the hike: We’ll be doing the Chess Valley walking route which starts in Rickmansworth and ends in Chesham. The Chess Valley has some of the most attractive countryside in the Chiltern Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a landscape rich in wildlife, with a long and fascinating history. Along the way there are historic buildings and estates, water meadows, ancient field systems and nature reserves.
Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mwc-summer-hike-tickets-48768635301
Join Halal Gems and Muslim Women Connect at Boondocks for a Q&A with the inspirational Yassmin Abdel-Magied followed by a four course iftar on Saturday 10th June!
Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Sudanese-Australian mechanical engineer, social advocate, writer, petrol head and the 2015 Queensland Young Australian of the Year. She advocates for the empowerment of youth, women and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and founded Youth Without Borders at age 16. She is an autobiographical author and part-time television / radio presenter. She hosts the Australia Wide program on Saturdaymornings on ABC news. Yassmin is also the founder of MUMTAZA , an Australian-based, internationally operating Speakers Bureau, dedicated to empowering the voice of Women of Colour around the world.
Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/against-all-odds-tickets-32339649763
Muslim Women Connect Launch: Friday 27th January 2017
We are delighted to invite you to the launch of Muslim Women Connect, an initiative bringing together Muslim women from a broad range of careers and different walks of life in order to network, connect and nurture the next generation.
Join us for a motivating, inspiring evening of talks from a panel of accomplished women and learn more about Muslim Women Connect’s mentoring and schools programme. Our speakers will share their experiences as women thriving in various competitive workplaces. We’ll be hearing about the challenges they have faced, how they have overcome them, the people who have mentored them and what continues to drive their ambitions. We will be joined by Sarah Ferozedean, Management Consultant at Ernst & Young and head of EY Muslim Network, Arwa Abuwara- producer at Al Jazeera and other inspiring speakers!
This is a strictly registration only event, you can get your free ticket here:
Autumn Social: Saturday 19th November
Join us for an autumn stroll, come and connect with sisters whilst exploring some of the most beautiful parts of Surrey. We will follow the Chipstead Down trail passing through Banstead woods and end back in Chipstead. This walk will also include stops for sketching, stories and lunch! We aim to be back by 4pm. Please wrap up warm and bring a packed lunch!
Meeting Place: Clapham Junction, Platform 13
Meeting Time: 9.30AM
Travel: Chipstead is in zone 6 which means you won’t have to buy a seperate train ticket- you can top up your oyster!