Annual Islamic women's conference about balancing life's demands

Written by Ann Rodgers on .

“Petals on a Flower” Finding the Balance in Our Purpose for Life” is the theme of the annual women’s conference at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, to be held Saturday April 20, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the mosque in Oakland.
Tahera Ahmad, an associate chaplain at Northwestern University and head of the Islamic studies department at the Islamic Foundation School in Villa Park, Illinois, will speak on Islamic spirituality in the face of personal difficulties. Sohra Sarwari, who does personal coaching on life and business, will speak on striking a balance amid competing demands and commitments. Other topics include Islamic sisterhood, environmentalism, religious rights and leadership roles of women. The conference will begin and end with a Quran recital.
Individual tickets are $20 at the the door, with discounts for families of five or more, seniors and students.

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