Ma'rifa 2021 Speakers

Who's speaking

At Ma'rifa 2021, we've invited several guests from various backgrounds to offer their insight and experiences in the different facets of becoming. From justice to pop culture, our speakers will cover the many different shapes and forms of becoming and how we can engage in the becoming process ourselves

Sister Latifa Barnett

Co-Director, al-Hadi Learning Organization, Professor, Montgomery College

Dr. Nicholas Boylston

Lecturer on the Study of Religion, Harvard University

Ustadha Fatemah Meghji

Instructor, Mizan Institute, az-Zahraa Islamic Academy, and Islamic Literary

Zamina Mithani

Graduate Student, UBC Faculty of Medicine

Hajj Jalal Moughania

Attorney, Board of Directors, The Mainstay Foundation

Motahareh Nabavi

Graduate Student, University of Ottawa

Mustafa Raza

Research Assistant, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs, Harvard University & BA in Political Science & Comparative Literature, Rutgers University

Syed Ali Abbas Razawi

Director-General and Chief Imam, Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society

Mohammad Sagha

PhD Candidate, Islamic History and Civilization, University of Chicago & Associate, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs, Harvard University

Sara Salimi

Journalist