You are cordially invited to a Project Mosaic Lecture
Islam and Feminism
by Mona Eltahawy
award-winning writer on Arab and Muslim issues
WHEN: Friday, April 16, 2010. Doors open from 6:30pm. Lecture starts 7pm.
WHERE: Ramada Jarvis Hyde Park Hotel, 150 Bayswater Road, London W2 4RT
HOW TO BOOK: Tickets are free but spaces are limited. Email email@example.com to reserve your place.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Mona Eltahawy is an award-winning columnist and an international public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues. One of few journalists writing regularly for Arab and Western news organisations, she is a columnist for Qatar's Al Arab newspaper, Israel's The Jerusalem Report, Denmark's Politiken and Metro Canada. Her opinion pieces have been published frequently in The Washington Post and the International Herald Tribune and she has appeared as a guest analyst in several media outlets. Eltahawy spent years reporting from Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Libya, Syria, Saudi Arabia and China, and was the first Egyptian journalist to work for a Western news agency in Israel. She gives frequent lectures across North America, Europe and the Middle East. Eltahawy has been awarded the European Union's Samir Kassir Prize for Freedom of the Press, the Eliav-Sartawai Award for Middle Eastern Journalism by Search for Common Ground and the Anvil of Freedom Award by the Estlow International Center for Journalism and New Media at the University of Denver. Born in
Port Said, Egypt and based in New York, she describes herself as a proud liberal Muslim Egyptian.