Intersectionality of different cultures and religious groups can help us to better understand and challenge inequality in today’s society, including in the workplace and at home. This presentation will be an open discussion on life, work, family and social interaction within the Islamic, Christian, Judeo and Secular World, led by anti-discrimination advocates in the legal, corporate and academic fields. The panel will share examples of how American, Civil and Islamic law has impacted each speaker’s respective personal and professional life, as well as discuss suitable strategies of how the law can reduce inequality in society to benefit the most vulnerable. The panel will also discuss the role of these religious histories and their impact on societal norms and discrimination.
Speakers: Adeel Mangi (Patterson Belknap Webb Tyler LLP); Badreddine Ouali (Vermeg SARL); Alfred Zaher (Montgomery McCracken Walker Rhoads LLP); Imam Daayiee Abdullah (MECCA Institute); Jaleelah Abdulai (Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law)